New phishing attack

Many University staff and students have this morning, reported receiving a phishing email with subject line “Email Validation: University of STIRLING”. This is a screenshot of the email – below we have listed below the characteristics that can help identify it as a scam. Issues from the top down From field – on this occasion […]

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New Stirling theses added to Research Repository in October #StirNewTheses

Congratulations to our Postgraduate Research students who submitted their theses to the University’s research repository, STORRE, during October.  Some of the theses are available for reading immediately: Towards a better understanding of the value of physical fitness testing within the identification and development of youth soccer players. By James Dugdale http://hdl.handle.net/1893/30250 An Ethnographic Exploration of Relationships […]

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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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