IT Security

IT Security - Ulster University ISD

IT 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:

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.

Secure Remote Access Service (SRAS)

Providing users with a multi-layered approach to remote access, from secure web-based connection

Advice on Ransomware

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