1 SECURITY ENHANCEMENT IN PUBLIC ICT SERVICES IN WALES Nick Robinson 1 and Stuart Cunningham 2 1 Wrexham County Borough, Wrexham, North Wales, UK 2 Centre for Applied Internet Research (CAIR), University of Wales, NEWI, Plas Coch Campus, Wrexham, North Wales, UK ABSTRACT This paper investigates and establishes current and planned best practice for implementing ICT security within public libraries Wales. These investigations lead to the identification of security policies and practices across and range of public ICT services. We show that there is a range of practices currently employed across various local authorities within Wales. Given that each of these local authorities is part of a larger, national network infrastructure, we recommend that a large-scale security policy be considered to ensure uniformity and compliance across all of the local authorities. The findings of our investigation act as foundations for forming a cohesive policy and indicate areas of current common practice which may lead forward future developments. The investigation highlights opportunities for Welsh local authorities to enhance the ICT security service, particularly in the areas of: plans for dealing with security issues, standardisation of security products and policies, adequate security training for ICT support staff and measures for reporting security incidents. KEYWORDS ICT, Security, Policies 1. INTRODUCTION In 2002 each local authority in Wales had the opportunity to receive grant money from the Welsh Assembly to provide computer network links to all their public libraries. The computer network links were to feed back to a location where the local authority had a connection to the Internet. The grant money also included for the provision of computers, software, other peripheral devices, furniture, and crucially, the cost of security measures. At around the same time grant money became available to provide a network for public libraries, money was also made available to provide similar services to secondary and primary schools throughout Wales. The schools network would be in two parts. Part one concentrated on providing a network between schools within the boundaries of each local authority. Part two concentrated on linking all local authorities together, onto what is known today as the Lifelong Learning Network Wales (LLNW). The LLNW would then connect to SuperJanet, the higher and further education network and eventually global Internet. Figure 1 shows a diagram of the Welsh LLNW backbone .
2 Figure 1. Welsh Local Authority Lifelong Learning Network Wales (LLNW) For Internet services, all school connections were to find their way back to the core of the local authority s network, then go out to the Internet via the LLNW connection: an identical requirement to the public libraries. A big advantage of connecting all sites back to the network core is that enterprise-wide systems can be implemented at the core and delivered to any connected site, making it financially feasible to put in place effective and efficient computer security systems. Once the computer network was in place, local authorities began providing members of the public with free Internet access, provided they were members of one of the libraries and agreed to the library Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Acceptable Use Policy (AUP). Over three years have passed since the framework was implemented. During that time thousands of people have used ICT facilities within public libraries. As the IT industry continually identifies security holes, newly identified vulnerabilities, exploitable security weaknesses and threats from the Internet, it is beneficial for local authority ICT staff to continue to enforce strong security policies and protection . Each local authority is responsible for conducting their security implementation at public libraries. Local authority ICT departments are able to involve organisations who deliver consultation and implementation of computer services whilst considering the security of the ICT system. These two factors have lead to various configurations in delivering ICT services for libraries across Wales. There are no global guidelines issued to local authorities as to what security measures should be introduced as part of their ICT services with public libraries. Without guidelines or best practice, some local authorities may be providing ICT services within public libraries which are less secure than other local authorities. This shows clear disparity, which is unusual in an otherwise centrally controlled infrastructure. This paper investigates to what extent there is inequality in security practices between local authorities and as a result of this research identifies and proposes policies and standards to be considered for adoption across Welsh local authorities.
4 2.3. Current ICT Practices in Libraries Information detailing ICT security designed for use in public libraries is not readily available. There are numerous books and journals which discuss ICT service provision within libraries, what should be available and what basic security protection should be implemented but there is generally nothing technically solid by which an ICT practitioner could follow to ensure that the ICT security within public libraries is either sufficient or effectively adequate. To this end, we investigate the current state of ICT security practices within local authorities which provide public library ICT facilities within Wales. To examine the current practices, a qualitative investigation was undertaken involving 50% of the Welsh local authorities. The broad contexts outlined for analysis roughly fell into the areas of desktop/local security, enterprise-wide security, physical security, network infrastructure security, identifying and reducing threats, and staff training Overview Table 1 presents background information for each of the local authorities, gained as part of the investigation (Some figures were not disclosed by local authorities, this is denoted by N/D ). Table 1. Local Authority Library Demographics Local Authority # Libraries # Users # Computers Cardiff Carmarthenshire 35 N/D 300 Conwy 13 N/D 120 Denbighshire 8 N/D 114 Glamorgan 9 N/D N/D Gwynedd 17 N/D N/D Monmouthshire Pembrokeshire Rhondda-Cynon-Taf Swansea Wrexham 12 N/D 150 Average (non-zero) Desktop/Local Security To assess to what extent the local desktop machines were secure, we look first at the primary user security first-line measures which are in place. This incorporates investigation into the types of devices and removable media which users are permitted to use as well as the security measures employed in securing user access and protection from viruses and other threats. The allowance of removable media is often a primary cause of the infection and spread of viruses and other software-borne problems, as well as a simple mechanism which can allow data to be copied and removed from a system. The services permitted by each authority are shown in Table 2.
5 Local Authority USB Table 2. Removable Media CD/DVD Read CD Write DVD Write FDD Tape Drive Zip Drive Ext. HDD Cardiff Carmarthenshire Conwy Denbighshire Glamorgan Gwynedd Monmouthshire Pembrokeshire Rhondda-Cynon- Taf Swansea Wrexham N/D N/D As Table 2 shows, CDs and DVDs are the most used/permitted type of portable medium, with USB devices closely following behind. Tape and Zip drives are the least used/permitted. This may be due to the technology being dated and limited in functionality/storage capacity. DVD read/write devices are also restricted in their use, which may also be an indication of their comparatively higher cost. Table 3 shows security measures used on public access computers. It is worth noting that enterprise-wide solutions may be preferred, these are presented in section Table 3. Desktop Security Measures Local Authority Firewall Anti-Virus Anti-Virus Updates Anti- Spyware Browser Security Cardiff Windows Norton Immediate None None Carmarthenshire Windows e-trust Twice Daily None None Conwy None Sophos Daily None None Denbighshire None Trend As needed Trend None Glamorgan None McAfee Immediate McAfee None Gwynedd Windows e-trust Immediate None None Monmouthshire None Trend Daily None None Pembrokeshire RM McAfee McAfee Weekly None Safety Net Rhondda-Cynon- Taf None McAfee Monthly None None Swansea None e-trust Daily None None Wrexham None e-trust Daily None None
6 The data in Table 3 shows clear disparity between the software and security features employed by the surveyed council library facilities. In particular, the spectrum of polices applied in critical areas, such as the frequency of anti-virus update, use of firewalls, and lack in uptake of anti-spyware software indicate that there may be a need for a common policy and procedure in these areas. Figure 2 shows an overview of additional desktop security measures in place at Welsh Local Authority libraries. The graph indicates whether or not access to the named services or configurations is actively prevented YES NO Installing Software Removing Software Modifying Setup BIOS Access Bootable Media Figure 2. Prevention of Access to Services/Configuration Enterprise-Wide Security Given the nature and size of the network infrastructure which exists within each of the local authorities, there are also large-scale network security measures in place and deployed across the localised area. In this sub-section, we look briefly at these enterprise-wide security measures put in place across each of the local authorities to provide a bigger picture of the security measures which impact upon users across all of the sub-networks within the local authority. Table 4 shows the enterprise-wide security measures introduced to safeguard ICT services at public libraries. Local Authority Firewall Table 4. Enterprise-wide Security Adoption Anti- Virus Anti- Virus Update Anti- Spyware Browser Security IDS System Cardiff (Ca) Checkpoint Symantec Immediate Symantec Smartfilter None Carmarthenshire Cyber Twice Web Antigen None (Cm) guard Daily Marshall None Conwy (Cn) Nokia Trend Daily None Websense None Denbighshire (Dn) Nokia Trend Immediate None Websense None Glamorgan Cisco Pix McAfee Immediate McAfee None None
7 (Gm) Gwynedd (Gw) Monmouthshire (Mm) Pembrokeshire (Pb) Rhondda- Cynon-Taf (Rc) Swansea (Sw) Wrexham (Wx) Symantec etrust Immediate None Surf Control Symantec + Cisco MS ISA Trend Daily None MS ISA None Checkpoint McAfee Weekly None Checkpoint McAfee Immediate McAfee RM Safety Net Surf Control None Cisco Checkpoint etrust Daily None Websense None Checkpoint etrust Daily None Websense Checkpoint Figure 3 shows an overview, across all of the local authorities, of the network security measures in place to prevent and identify internal and external threats to the network infrastructure YES NO 2 0 Library & Business Network Physically Separate VPN Services Firewall between Library & Business Network Disabled Unused Ports Wi-Fi Access Figure 3. Network Infrastructure Security Figure 4 shows an overview, across all of the local authorities, of the use of policies and procedures within local authority libraries to prevent, report, and obtain information regarding the misuse of security breaches in systems.
8 YES NO 2 0 Accesptable Use Policy available to Users Staff Policy for dealing with/reporting misuse ICT Policy for dealing with/reporting misuse Procedures for detection of misuse Figure 4. Reporting/Evidencing ICT Misuse ISO Compliance Finally, Figure 5 details the training undertaken by staff in each of the local authorities analysed. This includes staff from libraries within the local authority as well as staff from the local authority ICT department. By investigating this area we measure the depth and breadth of training which is provided to staff that have responsibility for computer security. Figure 5 details whether or not staff have received training in the named subject areas YES NO Security Policies/Procedures Refresher Training ICT Security Features Dealing with/reporting Misuse CISMP/CCNA Training Figure 5. Local Authority Staff Training The information gained in this section establishes that although there is disparity in practice and procedures across local authorities, there are also common approaches and tools used in the majority of cases. This leads us forwards in attempting to establish the basis and framework when attempting to define a recommended best practice to be considered by local authorities within Wales.
9 3. RECOMMENDED BEST PRACTICE There are currently 289 RFC documents on security, but very few with any direct relevance to ICT security within libraries. One RFC, 1244, titled Site Security Handbook written in 1991, provides a good framework for recommending best practice for ICT security in general, parts of which can be adopted for ICT security within libraries. The RFC, though covers a broad area of ICT security, does not cover all security aspects which require consideration. The following attempts to highlight the areas of ICT security best practice specifically within libraries, but could be used for other environments whereby ICT is used. Identified areas of best practice are a combination of information obtained from the results of this study, established security literature, and current RFC documents. Identified areas of best practice are obtained from a combination of information retrieved during research into best practice, which was conducted over numerous months from up-to-date security books, journals and websites, feedback from Welsh local authorities via the use of questionnaires, which were composed using the information derived from research, information obtained from existing RFC documents and considerations identified during security testing of libraries at a Welsh local authority. Consideration is also given in developing these recommendations, to the iterative approach to security policy and procedures given by Fites, et al. . The points presented provide a top-level overview of these guidelines Local/Desktop ICT Security Measures Desktop security measures which should be used for public library ICT computers include: Access to services via uniquely identifiable password protected login account linked to the library member via membership number. A desktop firewall and anti-virus. Automatic updating of operating system and applications, and patches. Prevention of the installation of unlicensed software. Prevention of the removal or disabling of desktop and security software. Prevention of access to the operating system controls, including command prompt. Restrictions in the use of some removal media. Encrypted and protected data file save areas. Enforce policies through Microsoft group and mandatory policies, lock-down software and BIOS passwords. Any of the above desktop measures may be replaced by an enterprise-wide solution which can deliver the same level of protection from a centrally managed solution. Implementation of measures at both the desktop and the enterprise would give a tiered level of security providing extra security, especially during times of failure of one of the systems. However, in some isolated cases it may not always be practical to implement enterprise-wide measures, especially if we consider the use of these guidelines beyond the cited example of Welsh local authorities Enterprise-wide ICT Security Measures Enterprise Firewall. Common practice within Welsh local authorities. Enterprise URL filtering system. Common practice within Welsh local authorities. Enterprise anti-spyware and anti-virus systems. Server and desktop patch / updates management system. Regular security backups of key systems. Desktop policy management systems including remote control. Default system user accounts, passwords and SNMP community strings should be changed, disabled or removed.
10 Monitoring, logging and management tools. Implement resilient enterprise-wide systems which use standby components or systems to ensure continual service such as clustered server farms and storage area networks. ICT security alerting services to provide early warnings of threats. Specialist IT security and policy/procedure training &updates for ICT support staff. The best practice guidelines proposed should be used as a target by which ICT staff should aim towards. However, it is accepted that there will be instances when best practice targets can not be reached, either due to technological or monetary restrictions, the business risk is less than the effort, the restrictions imposed by adoption of a security measure or the practice is not applicable to circumstances. 4. CONCLUSIONS There is a vast quantity of information available on topics of ICT security from a broad perspective. The challenge faced when implementing ICT security within public libraries is the ability to identify what security measures would be needed to successfully protect the libraries network and its users. As there has been no best practice guidelines identified specifically for public library ICT services, investigations were directed towards organisations which provided ICT security solutions, best practice and policies which addressed issues for organisations. The research conducted within this work could be used towards adopting a strategy specifically for the Welsh local authorities detailed and even wider, towards an RFC for ICT security best practice within any library or similar public access ICT service across the UK. Best practice, though valid in giving ICT staff a solid base to start and a checklist with pointers to security considerations during installation of a public library ICT suite, can not be produced in a definitive format due to the varying business requirements and topologies of the network and services to be delivered. What best practice guidelines can do is illustrate what is deemed to be the best way to deliver a security ICT service. The research conducted provided the necessary information to establish the best practice guidelines. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank Ralph Hardy and Dave Hylands. REFERENCES  Big Lottery Funding Research Issue 7, The People s Network: evaluation summary. Available at: [Accessed April 2007]  Symberlist, R. (2002) Lifelong Learning Network (LLN) Network Diagrams, Welsh Networking Ltd. Available at: [Accessed February 2007]  Lemos, Robert (2006) Security flaws on the rise, questions remain, SecurityFocus. Available at: [Accessed January 2007]  Stallings, W. (2003) Network Security Essentials, 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall.  Pfleeger, C.P. & Pfleeger, S.L., (2003) Security in Computing, 3rd Edition, Prentice Hall.  Lampson, B.W., (2004) Computer security in the real world, Computer, IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 37, No.6, pp  Infosec Acceptable Use Policy Guide Available at: [Accessed April 2007]  Fites, M., Kratz, P. & Brebner, A., (1989), Control and Security of Computer Information Systems, Computer Science Press.
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