Information Services have created a 10 step guide to be a cyber success. This is part of our bigger Stirling Cybersecurity
- Be aware it could happen to you.
You have info that scammers want, whether it’s your bank or University password
- Set a strong password.
One that only you know and that you use only for your uni account. the Uni will never ask for your password. EVER.
- Don’t get caught by scams.
Learn how to identify a scam email, text, phone call.
- Think before you click.
Fear, curiosity, urgency and greed are all known tactics to make you bite.
- Be aware of your online presence.
What info are you sharing online that could help scammers con you?
- Keep software up to date and use anti-virus.
Always update when prompted, new threats are released daily.
- Protect your mobile devices.
Always set a pin or fingerprint/face security on your devices.
- Protect your data.
Learn where to save/backup safely. Use secure Wi-Fi and encrypt.
- Lock before you walk.
Lock your PC and your data before you leave.
- Keep up to date with new threats as they emerge.
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