Information Security Services

USC’s Information Security Office provides a range of information security services for the USC community.  These include:

Server and Endpoint Vulnerability Assessment and Management

The Information Security Office can assist in the identification and remediation of security vulnerabilities in USC-owned servers and endpoints.

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Automated Scanning of Servers and Web Applications

The Information Security Office has implemented software that automatically scans USC-owned servers and web applications for security vulnerabilities.

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Web Application Security Assessments and Remediation

The Information Security Office can assist in assessing the security of USC web applications and implementing web security measures, such as multi-factor authentication for websites.

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Digital Forensics

Digital forensics is the application of digital investigation and analysis techniques to recover and interpret data that may be used in internal, civil, or criminal investigations. The Information Security Office can perform digital forensics examinations on servers or other assets that have been involved in security incidents.

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Information Risk Assessments

The Information Security Office can assist in reviewing various information security compliance issues.

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Security Policies, Guidelines, and Best Practices Development

The Information Security Office develops and implements security policies, guidelines, and best practices for the university.

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Department Firewall Management

The Information Security Office provides consultation on firewall implementation to USC schools and departments.

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Department VPN Management

The Information Security Office provides consultation on implementing and maintaining virtual private networks (VPN) to USC schools and departments.

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PCI-DSS Compliant Credit Card Processing Environment for USC

The Information Security Office maintains the PCI-DSS compliant credit card processing system for the university.

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Network Monitoring, Intrusion Detection, and Incident Responses

The Information Security Office provides network monitoring and intrusion detection services to the USC community as well as responses to cybersecurity incidents occurring at any USC campuses or locations.

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Archiving and Search of Server Logs

The Information Security Office assists with search requests for activity logs from USC-owned servers. This service is available to authorized IT staff only.

Spam and Phish Filtering of All USC Email

The Information Security Office is responsible for spam controls and phish filtering on all USC email accounts.

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Management of Central USC Enterprise Accounts

The Information Security Office manages the creation, modification, and deletion of all central USC enterprise computing accounts.

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