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IT Endpoint Protection policy

Overview 

This procedure outlines the process for providing secure access for remote vendors and/or service providers to premise installed system components. 

When Was This Policy Written? 

March 26, 2017 

When Was This Policy Updated? 

N/A 

Who Should Read This Procedure? 

WSC NATS staff 

Details 

This policy applies to security measures applied to Wayne State College owned devices, identified by platform/operating system 

  • Windows (desktop/notebook/tablet) 
    • Anti-virus/malware 
      • Anti-virus/malware is installed, configured by policy, and enabled by default 
      • Clients check for signature updates hourly 
      • Currently using McAfee products 
    • Patching 
      • Endpoints are configured via Group Policy Object to accept Windows Updates from a campus repository 
      • Currently using WSUS 
      • Updates are released to campus in accordance with the Regular System Maintenance Window Policy (https://www.wsc.edu/info/20041/network_and_technology_services/149/procedures/5) 
    • Endpoint device firewall 
      • Windows Firewall is enabled and configured by Group Policy Object 
  • Macintosh OS-OSX (desktop/notebook) 
    • Anti-virus/malware 
      • Not needed 
    • Patching 
      • Semi-annual OS upgrades/patching 
    • Endpoint device firewall 
      • OS defaults 
  • iOS 
    • Placeholder 
  • Android 
    • Placeholder 

Last Updated: 5/22/2017