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Network Blocking of Windows XP

Published: May 15th, 2014

As previously announced by UF’s CIO, UFIT will begin blocking wired network access for computers running Windows XP. Previously, UFIT blocked network access for compromised computers running XP and those on the […]

Remote Access Policy Draft

Published: Apr 15th, 2014

The Information Security Advisory Committee has developed a draft Remote Access Policy and Standard. We are soliciting feedback from the university community on this drafts, per the IT Policy and […]

Account Management Draft Policy

Published: Apr 15th, 2014

The Information Security Advisory Committee has developed a draft Account Management Policy and Standard. We are soliciting feedback from the university community on these drafts, per the IT Policy and […]

Retirement of Windows XP

Published: Apr 11th, 2014

Microsoft has ceased support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. This means there will be no more service packs or hotfixes released after this date, and thus any remaining […]

OpenSSL Heartbleed Response

Published: Apr 10th, 2014

As many of you are aware, a vulnerability in some versions of OpenSSL has been uncovered and publicly disclosed. This vulnerability is popularly referred to as the “Heartbleed Bug” and […]

Draft Authentication Management

Published: Jun 25th, 2013

UPDATE: This policy was approved July 11, 2013. The Authentication Management policy is intended to replace the existing Gatorlink Password Management Policy. The most significant change in the policy is […]