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IT Security

What We Do 

The role of the Information Security (infosec) team is to provide advice, guidance, documentation and manage the security technology to ensure the University is proactively dealing with threats. 

Contact information 

Contact IT Service Desk Tel: 01509 222333


Also the team is also responsible for: 

  • Ensuring the Acceptable User Policy (AUP) and Information Governance Policies are adhered to - see policies section for further details 
  • Investigate AUP cases such as copyright infringements and assist with HR and police investigations 
  • Web Application and Penetration testing 
  • Security advice and auditing project proposals for example Software as a Service solutions hosted in the cloud 
  • Represent IT Security in University Projects 
  • Advise and act upon on any IT security incidents and threats  
  • Liaising with Data Protection team for any data breaches 
  • Proactive Scanning of the network for threats and vulnerabilities  
  • Monitor network for internal and external threats using logging and alerting systems
  • Compliance to security accreditations such as Cyber Essentials+