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

Multi-Factor Authentication

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.

Encrypted Laptops - Secure Laptop Service

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

Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP)

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

Advice on Ransomware

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

Administrative Rights Access to Computers

Advice on administrative access to University Owned or Supplied devices.

LastPass Password Management

LastPass is a secure password manager that helps staff and students store and manage a large amount of passwords and other account information.