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Network Security Services

Network Security services are fee-for-service options that enable NIH applications to enhance their security controls above what is provided by the Perimeter Security offered to all of NIHnet.

Customer Benefits

Expands on the Service provided by the Perimeter security, to allow focused security controls on specific applications or networks.

Customer Market

All NIH IC's.

Frequently Asked Questions


Q: Why am I unable to access one specific external NIH website, which I was formerly able to access?
A:  The NIH has a Web Filtering service (Websense), which actively filters (blocks) inappropriate websites from being accessed on computers connected to the NIHnet. To have the blocking of a website investigated, contact the NIH IT Service Desk at and provide information about the website. That group will initiate an investigation of the legitimacy of the block,
Q: How do I order this service?

A: (TSR Form). 


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This page last reviewed: March 09, 2011