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Information Security

How to keep your data and information safe and secure.

Report an information governance incident

An information governance incident is:

  • A suspected, attempted, successful, or imminent threat of unauthorised access, use, disclosure, breach, modification, or destruction of information
  • Interference with the operation of information systems
  • A breach of Information Security Policy or Procedures, including the Acceptable Use of IT Systems

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 governance incident is 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 governance incident

Data protection and encryption

Emails and how to handle them


Registering domains

Information security training


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