Phishing emails

Information Services has been alerted to an increase in phishing emails targeting colleges and universities across Scotland. These emails contain links to a website asking you to enter your University email address and password with an intent to steal your information. These phishing emails are often crafted using fraudulent information related to Covid-19 prevention measures […]

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European Cybersecurity Month 2021

The European Cybersecurity Month (ECSM) is the European Union’s annual campaign dedicated to promoting cybersecurity among EU citizens and organisations, and to providing up-to-date online security information through awareness-raising and sharing of good practices. The ECSM campaign is coordinated by the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) and the European Commission, and supported by EU […]

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Overlapping cards with the word 'password' printed on them

Password security

Why are passwords important? Having a password is the most basic level of protection you can have for your online accounts, be it your personal social media accounts, your online bank, or the University Portal.  The problem is that everything is online now, and everything needs a password. So it may be tempting to make […]

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