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DTC Seminar Series

Practical Network Security Issues for Large Universities


Paul Dokas
Information Technology Security and Assurance

Wednesday, February 5, 2003

402 Walter Library

This talk will provide information on some of the issues large universities face concerning network security. Mr. Dokas will demonstrate the uniqueness of universities versus other organizations concerning typical centralized security models for practical use. He will also discuss the practical aspects of providing network security to a large university, including various problems unique to universities and possible solutions to these problems.


Mr. Paul Dokas is currently a staff member at the Office of Information Technology Security and Assurance at the University of Minnesota. He coordinates daily networking security needs, including handling problematic computers and troubleshoots security issues surrounding installation problems while aiding in incidence response. Mr. Dokas also administers technical support for network design with regards to network security. Mr. Dokas has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Michigan.