Cyber Security

Information assurance (IA) is the practice of managing risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information or data and the systems and processes used for those purposes.

Cyber security is a body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access.

Along with the information you can find using the links to the right, other related information can be found in the Protecting Information section of the website.

In this section

MFA is an additional layer of security that can prevent unauthorised access to your University account by combining something you know (your username and password) with something you have (e.g. a code from a mobile application) to prove your identity.

Using a secure, encrypted laptop helps protect you and the University from the consequences should your laptop be stolen or lost.

The use of a Secure FTP connection ensures that data is securely transferred between two or more users, via a shared secure location.

What is ransomware and actions you should take if you suspect your equipment is infected.

Advice on administrative access to University Owned or Supplied devices.