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Information Security

Protecting information created, received and shared by staff and students across the University

Introduction to information security

About the Information Security Team

The Information Security Team is responsible for the development, operation and continuous improvement of information security across the University ensuring the availability, confidentiality and integrity of its information.

We define information security policies and procedures, advise on secure IT arrangements, provide training and practical advice that the University can use to meet business requirements while maintaining security. We are responsible for information security risk management and compliance, and the monitoring of IT systems to prevent and detect attacks.

We work closely with the University's other Information Governance functions, supporting the Legal Team with Data Protection compliance and contract reviews, and supporting the Records Management Team with aspects of information asset management.

Report an information security incident

An information security incident is:

All users who access, use or manage University information are responsible for reporting information security incidents.

This includes concerns about the security of an IT account, computer or University IT service, as well as loss or disclosure of paper information, or weaknesses in a business process.

If you are aware of, or suspect, an information security incident is taking or has taken place, please report it by clicking the button below. Please provide as much detail as you can about the incident.

Report an information security incident

Contact us

For any information security advice or to report an information security incident please contact the Information Security Team. Email:

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Information Security