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  • Security and Confidential Data

    • Standard, plus, and extra tier access control explained for managed servers. Specifics about Confidential Data and related policies. 
    • Four classifications for servers in the server farm describe the way they handle electronic mail. The document describes those four tiers, and lists the requirements for configuration of mail handling on the server for each.
    • Use marshaling IDs with your managed server to administer a group of servers as unit. Generally used for scripted operations. 
    • Microsoft releases Windows security updates on the second Tuesday of every month. An automated patch schedule for the managed Windows servers applies these patches in a timely fashion.
    • There are several applications that are not appropriate for customers to run on a managed server in the Server Farm. These applications might reproduce existing central functions, be a security...
    • Server Farm Account Management (SFAM) centrally manages Unix users and access rights across the CIT server farm.
    • Hardware or software key fobs are available for people who need to log into servers in the Extra Tier and for some high-security applications.
    • Hardware or software key fobs are available for people who need to log into servers in the Extra Tier and for some high-security applications.
    • Users with root or administrator access rights can perform certain tasks that regular users can not. The sudo (superuser do) command is used on Unix and Linux systems to give root or administrator access rights to regular users.
    • Description of two-factor authentication. How to request a software or hardware key fob.