Dear Aston University,
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 may I kindly request the following information about the Universities IT Infrastructure. The information needed is as follows:
IT Compliant Route to purchase
What Frameworks are used for IT Procurement? (ie. SSSNA, NEUPC, Janet, CCS, CPC)?

Network
Network vendor?
If you use Cisco, do you use Smart Collector?
How many switches?
How many routers?
How many wireless controllers/ AP’s?
Network speed?
Network contract start date?
Date Network Support ends / is refreshed
Value of existing Network support contract ?
Network virtualisation?

Security
IT Security vendors used?
IT Security Support renewal date?
Do you use 2FA?
What web and email filtering is used?
What DLP is in place?
What SIEM solution is used?
What intrusion prevention is used?
What endpoint security is used?

Cloud
Are you using or are interested in AWS/Google or Azure for cloud services?
Do you use any Cloud File Storage? If so, what?

Data Destruction
Is there a Data Destruction Policy in place?
Do you destroy HDD onsite or outsource the service?
Current Supplier of HDD destruction services?
Is the HDD wiped / degaussed before leaving your datacentre? If, yes, how do you ensure that the data has been completely erased
Approx. Number of drives destroyed/wiped per annum?

Yours faithfully,

Francois Charles

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From: Francois Charles [mailto:[FOI #455863 email]]
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Subject: Freedom of Information request - University IT Infrastructure
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Dear Aston University,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 may I kindly request the
following information about the Universities IT Infrastructure. The
information needed is as follows:

IT Compliant Route to purchase

What Frameworks are used for IT Procurement? (ie. SSSNA, NEUPC, Janet,
CCS, CPC)?

 

Network

Network vendor?

If you use Cisco, do you use Smart Collector?

How many switches?

How many routers?

How many wireless controllers/ AP’s?

Network speed?

Network contract start date?

Date Network Support ends / is refreshed Value of existing Network support
contract ?

Network virtualisation?

 

Security

IT Security vendors used?

IT Security Support renewal date?

Do you use 2FA?

What web and email filtering is used?

What DLP is in place?

What SIEM solution is used?

What intrusion prevention is used?

What endpoint security is used?

 

Cloud

Are you using or are interested in AWS/Google or Azure for cloud services?

Do you use any Cloud File Storage? If so, what?

 

Data Destruction

Is there a Data Destruction Policy in place?

Do you destroy HDD onsite or outsource the service?

Current Supplier of HDD destruction services?

Is the HDD wiped / degaussed before leaving your datacentre? If, yes, how
do you ensure that the data has been completely erased Approx. Number of
drives destroyed/wiped per annum?

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Francois Charles

 

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Dear Mr Charles

 

Our ref: FOI/1718/079

 

Thank you for your recent request for information, to which we now attach
our response. 

 

Kind regards,

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Alice Mineyko

 

Alice Mineyko
Compliance Officer

 

 

Aston Triangle 
Birmingham, B4 7ET, UK

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Dear Alice Mineyko

Thank you for the information supplied

Yours sincerely,

Francois Charles

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