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Network Unit (NU)

is responsible for the operation of the University’s Network Management and Information Security. It is responsible for the network software, hardware and infrastructure such as switches, wireless systems and fire​walls. The NU is responsible of the operation of the University data network infrastructure including network-authoritative services and management. The major responsibilities are:
  • Configures and monitors router, cache, shaper, WAN local links, Internet links,..
  • Configures and manages LAN and WLAN design.
  • Configures and manages Core, edge and distribution switches.
  • Optimizes LAN and WLAN connections.
  • Monitors network performance and alerts.
  • Prepares reports of traffic usage from shaper and ISA.
  • Configures and monitors firewalls.
  • Configures, monitors, and tune IDPs.
  • Responsible for the NAC and SSLVPN
  • Monitors and read security logs.
  • Assesses security breaches and recommends proper solutions.
  • Intervenes and investigates all critical security problems reported.
  • Perform vulnerability analysis on the network.
For assistance contact the Network Unit Team at
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University of Balamand,
Balamand Al Kurah,

Tel:  +961-6-930250
Fax: +961-6-930278