Infrastructure security

Version: 29 October 2018 (Latest version:)

Innovation at SURF is a process in which an idea develops into a new service by following a series of consecutive stages. Innovation projects are part of the SURF vision.

Filter
Idea for a new potential service or technique.

Concept

The idea is converted into a technical solution. Does it work?

Proof of concept

Communities

Coordination for (cyber) crises

Policy for the management of major (cyber) crises.

Tools

DNS detection

Research into link between DNS monitoring and SURFmailfilter.

Techniques

Internet of Things

Research into IoT security.

A few institutions try out the technique or service.

Pilot

Standards

Privacy by design

Guidelines for privacy by design.

Communities

DDoS research

Guidelines to enable the legal prosecution of DDoS attackers.

Techniques

HSM

Testing of hardware security modules.

The technique or service is completed in a technical and operational sense.

Service development

Tools

Threat intelligence

Development of additional tools for SURFcert.

Standards

Frameworks for standards

Further development and tooling for frameworks for standards.

Communities

Participation in communities

Support for smaller institutions participating in communities.

Awareness

Cybersave Yourself materials

Further development of campaign materials.

Techniques

DNSSEC

Domain name system security and DNS monitoring.

Awareness

Crisis exercise

Organisation of crisis exercises.

The technique or service becomes available to the institutions.

Service

Techniques

Thunderlab

Network segment for research.

Tools

SURFaudit

Tool for assessing the information security of institutions.

To project / service
Tools

SURFcert

SURF incident response team.

To project / service
Awareness

Cybersave Yourself

Awareness raising campaign on cyber security.

To project / service
Tools

SURFmailfilter

E-mail filter against viruses, spam and phishing.

To project / service
Tools

SURFcertificaten

Delivery of affordable SSL/TLS server certificates, personal certificates and code signing certificates.

To project / service
Tools

eduVPN

VPN service for encrypted access to internet and institution services.

To project / service
Communities

SCIPR

(SURF) Community for Information Security and Privacy officers.

To project / service
Communities

SCIRT

(SURFnet) Community of Incident Response Teams.

To project / service
Tools

SURFdomeinen

Registering domain names and moving and managing DNS.

To project / service