Safer Internet Day 2018 Live stream from the Information Centre- Tuesday 6th February

For Safer Internet Day 2018 the Information Centre will be hosting PC Gav McDevitt  for a live Q&A on internet safety.  PC Gav will be at the Information Centre on Tuesday 6th February from 7pm.  If you want to ask anything about internet security in advance please email information.centre@stir.ac.uk with the subject line #AskPCGav, and […]

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Phishing, vishing and smishing

In the last few days there has been an attempted Vishing fraud on a Scottish University Student Association. With this type of fraud, it is very common that once an individual targets a specific business area such as Student Associations , they will make further attempts on other Associations using the same methods. Phishing, vishing […]

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Security Alert -Phishing email

We have been made aware that there is unpleasant phishing email doing the rounds at the moment.  We have included a small part of this email to let you see what is currently circulating.   Some tips to help you recognise these fraudulent emails: When you read the text from these types of email they […]

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Are you cyber aware?

As our world becomes more and more digital, so do the threats that it faces. This week we are raising awareness that, like Health and Safety, cyber security is everyone’s responsibility. Is your password strong enough?  Could it easily be hacked, or even just guessed?  Is it safe from prying eyes? Or do you have […]

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