Cyber security has never been more important and cyber threats continue to evolve. Here are our top tips for keeping secure in today's digital world:
The National Cyber Security Centre provides advice for dealing with common cyber problems:
Have a look at these infographics, provided by the National Archives under the Open Government Licence for public sector information
You'll find more advice on the Cyber Aware website, which is the government’s website for how to stay secure online.
Sophos Home is the security solution to defend all of your devices. From ransomware protection to AI malware detection with deep learning, protect all your devices - PCs, Macs, IOS and Android devices.
Follow the instructions below to get a free copy of the Sophos Anti Virus product, on up to 10 devices, courtesy of LSBU Cyber Security.
Get Sophos Home
Once downloaded, this software is maintained and supported by Sophos.
Sophos FAQs for any questions about installation or configuration.
It is good practice to change your passwords regularly, but we all know that in the real world this doesn't always happen.
There are times however, when you must change your password:
- any suspicious activity on your account
- if you have given your password to someone for whatever reason
- suddenly cannot login with your usual password
- password expiry message - make sure this has come from LSBU
Advice on what makes a good password - #thinkrandom
If you are struggling to reset your password please see our guidance here:
New cyber scams are invented every day. If something doesn’t look quite right or you are just not sure, contact the Student IT Support Team for advice.
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Had an email that you are not sure about? See our guidance on what to do below: