The purpose of this policy is to ensure that anti-spoofing measures are in place to detect and block forged source IP addresses from entering University networks.
This IT policy, and all policies referenced herein, shall apply to all members of the University community including faculty, students, administrative officials, staff, alumni, authorized guests, delegates, and independent contractors (the “User(s)” or “you”) who use, access, or otherwise employ, locally or remotely, the University’s IT Resources, whether individually controlled, shared, stand-alone, or networked.
You must configure network devices to reject packets originating from outside local networks that claim to originate from within.
IT Resources include computing, networking, communications, application, and telecommunications systems, infrastructure, hardware, software, data, databases, personnel, procedures, physical facilities, cloud-based vendors, Software as a Service (SaaS) vendors, and any related materials and services.
Spoofing is a technique used by an intruder to gain unauthorized access to computers. Intruder sends deceptive messages to a computer with an IP address indicating that the message is coming from a trusted host.
Related Policies and Procedures
|Responsible Person:||Director, IT Risk and Data Integrity|
|Approval Date:||March 1, 2017|
|1.0.1||05/22/2019||Updated policy statement and related policies links|
Policy Disclaimer Statement
Deviations from policies, procedures, or guidelines published and approved by the University Information Security Office (UISO) may only be done cooperatively between the UISO and the requesting entity with sufficient time to allow for appropriate risk analysis, documentation, and possible presentation to authorized University representatives. Willful failure to adhere to UISO written policies may be met with University sanctions.