Cisco Umbrella Service – Malicious Site Blocking Enabled – November 1, 2018, 11:30-11:45 PT

The Cisco Umbrella service will have block mode enabled on all UBC Vancouver networks (wired and wireless) on November 1, 2018 at 11:30 PT. The service will then intercept requests to known malicious sites, and redirect users to a UBC block page. These blocks will apply to three categories of malicious sites:

Known Command and Control sites
Known Malware sites
Known Phishing sites

Additional information is available through the UBC Confidential Communications site here: https://cc.cybersecurity.ubc.ca/tech-ref/cisco-umbrella/faq/ (CWL login required)

A resource page for IT @ UBC Edge Administrators is available here: https://privacymatters.ubc.ca/cisco-certificate-import