Emerging technology

The second topic for Cyber Security month is Emerging technologies. Technology is developing fast and it is very important to make sure that you keep yourself and your new tech gadgets up to date and devices secure. It is crucial to question the security and privacy settings for any new purchases. The 5 top-selling emerging […]

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Cyber Hygiene checklist

There are some simple things you can do to up your cyber hygiene. Password changes – The University has recently changed the complexity requirements for your University password. There is now a minimum requirement of 12 Characters. Each password will have to have at least one of the following:1. Upper case letter2. Lower case letter3. […]

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#StirCyberSec

At Stirling, we take cybersecurity seriously.  Over the last year we have run 3 targeted campaigns:  Safer internet day – with blog posts and social media running over 2 weeks.  We collaborated with Police Scotland for some Live webcasts where a police officer answered internet security questions that may relate to the student population and […]

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Phishing emails

Receiving phishing emails is something that happens with a regular occurrence. We are always happy to help you identify these types of emails. Forward anything you are concerned about to information.centre@stir.ac.uk Recently a member of staff forwarded an email to us that was a very good example. Look at the email below carefully, be suspicious […]

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