The ICT Directorate is responsible for:
- Installing and updating anti-virus software to ensure that all connected devices to the University’s Data Center are protected against virus infections,
- Installing and configuring antivirus software for all University-owned and registered personal computers,
- Installing anti-spam software that automatically blocks spam emails,
- Protecting the University’s community against malicious attacks,
- Blocking websites that are known sources of computer viruses and malwares through a content filtering function,
- Disconnecting any device from the network if an infection is found or suspected; The device will be disconnected until the infection is removed and suitable preventative tools should be installed on the device, and
- Notifying the University’s community immediately via email, digital signage, and social media posts and posting a notice when a University-wide virus or malware attack is in progress.
- Report any case of a virus, spam, or other security risks in 24 hours of its happening,
- Use the existing technologies to minimize the effects of a virus, spam, and other attacks,
- Run an approved and up-to-date anti-malware,
- Not disable or tamper the installed antivirus software unless authorized by the University’s ICT Directorate,
- Have a current antivirus installed and run at all times (unless connected to install antivirus) in any device that connects to the University’s network, and
- Request technical support from the ICT Directorate immediately in case of difficulties in using antivirus products.