UISO Vulnerability Scanners


SiteProtector, the Host Vulnerability Assessment Scanner attempts, to discover vulnerabilities on your system connected to the IU Network. It uses a variety of external tests to discover misconfigured services, vulnerable ports, and other open attack vectors.

IU Policy requires that hosts be scanned once a month for potential vulnerabilities. All questions about the service should be sent to:

Access SiteProtector.

Web Application Vulnerability Scanner

The Web Scanner attempts to discover vulnerabilities in your Web site. It begins by indexing your entire site looking for Web pages,then determines which tests it needs to run based on the type of Web site/pages present.

Read more about the Web Application Vulnerability Scanner.

Security & Policy Blog Posts

  • On March 24th 2014, Microsoft released an advisory describing a vulnerability in all supported versions of Microsoft Word.
  • Apple has released critical security updates to address a dangerous bug in Apple's implementation of SSL/TLS that affects multiple versions of iOS 6, iOS 7, Apple TV OS 6, OS X 10.9 (Maverics).
  • Older version of NTP with outdated configuration may allow servers to be used in a Denial of Service attack
  • This page includes the third party assessment workbook and instructions.

    Recent Security Bulletins

  • Vulnerability in OpenSSL versions 1.0.1 before 1.0.1g