Welcome to the Network Security website at the IAS

This website is intended to bring you the latest news, how to's, tools and resources in Information Security.  Security Awareness of our Faculty, Members and Staff is key in creating a safer computing environment.

The three major Principles of Information Security, Availability, Integrity and Confidentiality, will be covered throughout the security awareness program at the Institute.  For a description of these principles, please see our About section.

In keeping with the spirit of the Institute, I encourage questions and open discussions about security.  And if you discover anything out of the ordinary, please feel free to bring it to my attention so that we can work together to create a more productive, safer environment.

Brian Epstein <security@ias.edu>
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Thawte no longer offering Free Personal E-mail Certificates and is closing the Web of Trust


It appears that Thawte is closing down the Free Personal E-mail
Certificate program it has been offering over the years due to budgetary

Any certificates offered under the Thawte program will expire on 16
November 2009. Current users will be offered a free, 1 year
subscription for a Verisign certificate. The current price is $19.95/year.