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Security Advice for Staff and Students

These resources are designed to help all University users secure the IT resources that they use in their everyday life in Trinity.

All users are advised to read through the IT Security Top tips section and take action were applicable on their own computing devices.

Useful information is available on setting strong passwords on your accounts to protect your important university computing devices and data.

All email users should familiarize themselves with the common types of fraudulent emails that we receive in our university inboxes. There is an excellent short video on Phishing available, phishing is a type of email fraud which is a significant issue for all email users.

Laptop users should consider whether they should join the laptop encryption program. Encrypting your laptop provides protection for any confidential data stored on the laptop in the event of loss or theft.

We all have valuable personal information such as financial data and medical data whcih we want to keep private. Read through our top tips on safeguarding your personal data online and when using social media or on mobile devices.

 

 

Contact: sara.mcaneney@tcd.ie | Sitemap | Last Updated: September 1, 2015