No, I'm referring to what our "security policy" is for the college. For
example, password expirations and length, what ports will/won't be
allowed through, etc.
From: MSU Network Administrators Group [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
Behalf Of STeve Andre'
Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2004 3:57 PM
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Subject: Re: [MSUNAG] Security Policy
Perhaps I'm just being dumb again, but can you explain what you mean by
having the policy approved by your governing board, ie the policy of
having a firewall, or what it does?
Thanks, STeve Andre'
On Wednesday 17 March 2004 03:54 pm, Willson, Jim wrote:
> Fellow network administrators:
> We are in the process of planning and implementing a firewall at our
> college. An important first step is to write a supporting policy for
> such a system, and then have it approved by our college's governing
> As there are other units out there that are also working on
> implementing firewalls and other security measures, I would like to
> take this opportunity to collaborate with those of you interested in
> developing policies like this to help protect and secure our networks.
> Does anyone out there already have a security policy in place that
> addresses these issues? Would you be willing to share it with me
> and/or the group?
> Is anyone interested in collaborating in the writing of a network
> security policy for use at the college/unit level?
> Jim Willson
> Information Technology Services
> Broad College of Business
> Michigan State University