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The Network Infrastructure and Security team is responsible for district-wide local and wide-area networking architecture, design, implementation, security, maintenance and support. This team is generally responsible for OSI Model network layers two through five including the LRCCD connection to the Internet, network routing, network security, switching infrastructures, data and network segmentation, and session control for all district office offered and controlled network services. This team specifies, orders, receives, configures, deploys and supports all networking equipment necessary for the delivery of district network services at the district office and at each district connected facility. This team supports all district networking equipment including but not limited to routers, firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, switching (core, distribution, edge, and switching capable telephony devices), wireless controllers, wireless access points, telephony gateways, and video gateways. This includes all core network related support for the LRCCD colleges and for the students at those colleges. With few and limited exceptions, this team is responsible for each data packet that traverses a college local area network from either a wired or wireless device, and with no exceptions, this team is responsible for each data packet that traverses the district-wide area network to reach the DO, another college, or the Internet. The Network Infrastructure and Security team is responsible for the prioritization of all network traffic within and between networks to ensure public safety, student access to instruction, and the network continuity of business and student services functions necessary to support the district’s mission.