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It is your responsibility to ensure that your data and sensitive information is protected. Find out how to protect your data by keeping it secure.

Data security and Encryption Requirements and Guidelines

Please ensure that you are aware of your responsibilities to comply with the 8 principles of the Data Protection Act.


By encrypting your data, you make it secure by requiring a password to unlock it. All confidential data should be encrypted.


Length not complexity is key to a good password.

Data Management

Responsible data management is crucial for securely managing, sharing and preserving research data.

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