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Authentication, Authorization & Account Services (AAA)

Mason provides authentication services to protect Mason applications, such as Patriot Web and Banner.

Cable Television Service for Campus Buildings

Buildings on the Fairfax Campus have access to the same on-campus basic cable service which provides service to the Residence Halls with over 100 channels of programming.

Cable Television Service for Residence Halls

Residence halls are provided with on-campus basic cable by our cable television provider, Apogee, which offers on-campus residents more than 100 channels of coax feed digital TV.

Certificate Request

SSL certificates are used to secure communications between a website, host, or server, and end users that are connecting to that server.

Cisco Umbrella

Cisco Umbrella is a cloud-based tool that protects Mason users by blocking them from visiting websites that threaten to compromise Mason’s technology resources or defraud users.

Colocation Service: ITS Aquia Data Center

The state-of-the-art Aquia Data Center offers both physical and virtual server colocation services within a secure operating environment dedicated to system availability and uptime.

Colocation Service: Virtual Servers

The Colocated VMware Virtual Infrastructure was developed to provide a highly available, redundant, structured, and secure clustered virtual environment to host departmental virtual servers throughout Mason.

Crowdstrike Falcon

Crowdstrike Falcon is a modern, lightweight security solution that unifies next-generation antivirus, endpoint detection and response (EDR), threat intelligence, and security hygiene.

Data Jack Assessment and Activation

Mason provides access to its network and telephone service via data jacks that are located in the walls of rooms and offices in university buildings.

Device Registration for Network Access

Connecting to Residence Halls Network ITS has transitioned Residence Hall Networks & Cable TV services to Apogee to provide a better at-home user experience for campus residents.

Domain Name Server (DNS)

Internet resources such as websites, servers, and printers are assigned domain names for identification purposes.

Firewall

The Mason network uses firewalls to protect university systems against unauthorized access and malicious attacks.

IP Address Management (IPAM) Accounts

IP Address Management (IPAM) accounts on the IPAM system are available for users that control a large number of machines or make a lot of DNS updates.

Network Access

Connecting to Residence Halls Network ITS has transitioned Residence Hall Networks & Cable TV services to Apogee to provide a better at-home user experience for campus residents.

Network Vulnerability Scanning

The network vulnerability scanning application, managed by the IT Security Office, is a full-featured solution that allows for scanning of systems by authorized system administrators.

Patriot Virtual Computing

The Patriot Virtual Computing (PVC) service provides secure remote access to a Windows desktop environment.

Pre-Construction Marking of Communication Lines

Before construction begins, ITS must survey construction sites and mark communication lines in order to protect critical communication circuits and infrastructure pathways from drilling or excavation damage.

Report an IT Security Incident

The IT Security Office (ITSO) will assist faculty, staff, students, and alumni with containment, mitigation, and remediation of IT security incidents caused by: an attempted or actual unauthorized use, disclosure, modification, or destruction of information interference with information technology operation a violation of campus policy, laws, or regulations An IT security incident is…

Residence Hall Network (ResNet)

ResNet, provided by Apogee, is a new and improved wired and Wi-Fi system located in the residence halls (including some classrooms, offices, and other services located inside them).

Special Network Service Requests

ITS can facilitate the acquisition and operation of dedicated network infrastructure components for research and other projects that require special network service.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

A Virtual Private Network or VPN is a remote access service that creates a virtual connection between an internet user and a trusted network.

Wireless (Wi-Fi) Network

Connecting to Residence Halls Network ITS has transitioned Residence Hall Networks & Cable TV services to Apogee to provide a better at-home user experience for campus residents.