Digital security

Guidance and support for staying safe online

Below you will find advice, guidance, documentation and as well as resources to help you combat security threats which will keep University, sensitive research and your personal data safe.

Security services

Additional services

IT Security top tips and guidance

The University has a range of systems and processes in place to help keep you safe online, but there are a few simple steps you can take to help protect your personal data and University account from viruses, spam and phishing attempts:

Multi-factor authentication (MFA)

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) has now been added as an additional layer of security for staff and students working away from the University and accessing VPN and web services. Please use the button at the bottom of the page to visit the MFA website to find support and guidance on how to set up DUO, our chosen multi-factor authentication platform.

DUO - Multi-factor authentication