Resources to help you handle information in line with University policies and procedures.
Use these quick links for useful Information Security resources and guidance for students.
To help identify and avoid a phishing attack please follow these steps:
Always check the sender's address
Be wary of generic greetings as opposed to your name
Look at the time of the email – was it sent at an unusual time?
Check the subject line – is an urgent reply demanded?
Check the content of the email
Check for poor spelling or grammar
Be wary if you're asked to open an attachment or link to avoid either negative consequences or to gain something of value
If you think you have received a phishing email, trust your instincts and please report it to the IT Helpline by emailing email@example.com.
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.
For any information security advice or to report an information security incident please contact the Information Security team. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org