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University Pendidikan Sultan Idris

10/10/2015
Customer Overview
University Pendidikan Sultan Idris, commonly abbreviated as UPSI, is a public university in the town of Tanjung Malim, Perak in Malaysia. First established in 1922 as a teachers college, it is one of the oldest functioning institutions of higher learning in Malaysia.

The University offers over 100 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and special degree programs. UPSI is ranked consistently among the top universities in Malaysia. The University comprises of several faculties including Language, Arts & Music, Cognitive Sciences & Human Development, Science & Technology, Information & Communication Technology, Business & Economics, Sports Science and Social Sciences & Humanities.

The main campus is on an 80-hectare site in the town of Tanjung Malim that straddles both the Perak and Selangor state border.

Challenges
As one of the oldest and most famous university in Malaysia, UPSI was frequently facing hacking of their web application servers with their website defaced as well. Attacks were suspected to be from the outside and the inside.
External attacks were made by unauthorized parties who wanted to have access to the personal information of every student and teacher.

Internal attacks were made by students with advanced computing skills and attacked the UPSI’s servers to use it as an experiment.

Sangfor Solution
Sangfor NGFW M5500 has been deployed in virtual wire mode between core switch & server farm and has been enabled with IPS, WAF and anti-defacement modules.

Compared to other NGFW offerings, SANGFOR NGFW is built-in with professional web application firewall module to effectively secure web portals from massive web-based attacks. The SANGFOR NGFW has been proved to effectively  defend against the 10 major web-based attacks identified by the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) and earned a Recommended rating from NSS Labs.

In addition, an anti-defacement module has also been provided. Even when a hacker bypasses a security protection system and changes the content of a website, the modified content will not be displayed to end users, sparing the affected organization from a damaged reputation and economical  loss caused by web page defacement.

By deploying Sangfor NGFW, UPSI is guaranteed to have a  secured environment to provide continuous online-learning services to its students.

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