Stay Safe Online

Cyber risks are growing and attacks are getting more sophisticated. To stay secure we need to understand how to identify threats, secure our devices and protect our data.

This page provides advice on how to protect your data and University IT systems as well as information on the latest online threats and how to respond.

Email scams and phishing
Think before you click! Learn about how to identify email scams and phishing attacks, which are designed to steal personal information or gain access to University systems.
Avoid malware infection
What is malware and how do you avoid becoming a victim? Learn what steps you can take to identify and protect your devices and University information.
Secure your devices
Get familiar with some basic steps that you can take to ensure your computer and other devices you use are protected from a cyber-attack.
Safe Internet browsing
Learn about the steps you can take to stay safe and protect your personal information when you are browsing the Internet.
Protect your passwords
One of the most common forms of cyber-attack is via weak passwords. Is your password weak and are you following good password practice?
Travelling with electronic devices
If you are travelling for business or personal reasons it is imperative you take extra caution when using your mobile devices.
Protect your sensitive data

If you need to transfer or share sensitive data, follow these simple steps to ensure only authorised people have access to University or personal information.

Accessing regulated digital content from University networks

Learn about Internet Safety and how to request access to websites considered as regulated digital content.

Easy ways to change your Pheme password

There are now multiple new ways in which you can change your Pheme password or unlock your Pheme account.