Off-Campus SMTP mail service ends.

As part of our on-going programme of security enhancements, we have already made some changes to the way that email is accessed. Earlier in the year we began by blocking basic authentication. This meant that users were no longer able to access their University email via mail clients/applications that rely on basic authentication (i.e. clear-text username and password) over legacy (old) protocols such as […]

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Scam emails: Are you there?

Over the last few months, we have seen a substantial rise in the volume of phishing emails being sent to university staff apparently from a colleague.  These emails are sent from a fake external email address e.g. colleagues.name@gmail.com or something similar.  Often the emails are made to look as if they’ve come from senior colleagues or colleagues […]

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Introducing Safe Links

protecting you from malicious links in email In summary Safe Links is a Microsoft security feature that checks every link you click in an email for malicious content and blocks access if content is suspicious It changes the URL of the link briefly to direct it through the checking servers. Links are prefixed with https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/ […]

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Students – we want to hear from you! Tell us what you think about Digital Technology at the University and have a chance of winning an Amazon voucher…

For the third year in a row, we are participating in the JISC Digital Experience Insights survey (previously ‘Tracker’).  We use this survey to find out how you are using digital technology at the University and what we can do to improve our services and support. For example, after you told us in last year’s […]

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