Systems security review

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You can ask us to carry out an assessment of the security of any IT systems you run.

Our review will identify known vulnerabilities, and try to identify other weaknesses that could be exploited by others.

Overview

Eligibility

Only members of staff are able to request this service.

The security review of your system or service will be carried out by IT Services staff, using automated tools and manual methods.

The review offers:

  • consultancy and advice about securing your system/service and keeping it secure
  • penetration testing, to test for vulnerabilities in your system/service that could be exploited by others
  • code review, to check program code for weaknesses

Each review is customised to your needs.

How to request

Please email the details of your system to itsupport@york.ac.uk.

We will reply within three working days, but please allow additional time to discuss and agree the scope, prepare the custom review and agree a date for it to be conducted.

Our commitments

Service status Live and supported service.
Policies Information Security Policy
Our performance

Our service standards have been produced in consultation with our customers, and monitor the quality, timeliness and access to facilities and services:

Complaints procedure

If you wish to give us general feedback on this service, please see our Feedback page for ways to get in touch.

If you wish to make a complaint, please see our complaints procedure.