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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Malicious telephone calls

Please be advised that a number of staff have reported receiving telephone calls from unknown or other external numbers on their University extensions, which appear to be malicious cold-callers.  Typically, the phone calls have been either accident-claim companies, or individuals claiming to be from the University IT department and/or ‘Windows Technical Support’,  requesting access to […]

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IT security – How savvy are you?

Reminder – Quiz closes March 19th. Are you super secure or are there a few areas which need tightened?  Information Services have prepared a short IT security quiz in Succeed for staff to take. It should take under 10 minutes to complete with 14 multiple choice/true or false answers. The purpose of the exercise is […]

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