Security Services

Security assessments, consultations, training and best practices for Columbia schools and departments.

CUIT's Office of the Chief Information Security Officer offers a range of security services to Columbia's schools and departments. These services include but are not limited to: security evaluations, server and application vulnerability assessments, incident analysis, forensic and investigative activities, online security training, collaboration with law enforcement, and compliance concern assistance.  

Consultation and best practice information can be provided on the following topics:

Services include:

  • Firewalls/Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • Anti-malware virus protection
  • Network configurations for sensitive applications (PCI, HIPAA)
  • Security consultations on new projects (PMO)
  • Ad hoc or scheduled server/application vulnerability scans
  • Forensic investigation advice
  • Log correlations
  • Review of security controls during System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Advice on securely integrating new applications
  • Data protection advisory services
  • Audit preparation/control self-assessment
  • Data application security and data protection
  • Data masking and data scrambling
  • Data encryption
  • Secure web developer and system administrator training
Photo of CUIT presenting Security Training to Columbia School of Social Work