Information Security

Information Security Updates

Information Security Updates

HMRC Scam Emails - Feb 2020

There are a series of malicious emails targetting academia stating that users are due a refund from Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Semester 2 2020 Infosec Face to Face Training Dates

Seminar 2 is now here and with it a new set of Information Security training sessions, including the new "How Hackers hack".

Staying Safe Online Over the Holidays 2019

I hope you are all looking forward to the holidays as much as we are. At Information Security, while we very much enjoy the break, we are always reminded of the threats that come up at this time every year.

Changes to EASE sign-on service

The University has made changes to the way staff, students and alumni log into some of our University services.

Information Security Awareness Week 2019

Information Security Awareness Week takes place in the second week of October, bringing talks on current topics and a several fun sessions to staff and students.

News: NCSC release report on Cyber Threat to UK Universities

Statement from Chief Information Security Officer around the new report from the National Cyber Security Centre.

Information Security Sessions - Autumn 2019

The programme for Information Security face to face training sessions is now live for Autumn 2019.

News: Free password manager is here for students

Password Managers take a lot of the stress out of remembering and maintaining large numbers of passwords and keeps them safe. As part of our ongoing efforts to help our students improve their cyber-security LastPass Premium Password Manager is being made available to all students of the University for free.

Information Security Top 10

The top 10 information security tips infographic

WannaCry Ransomware Attack

Response from University CISO regarding WannaCry Ransomware attack

New Information Security Policy January 2018 - Key Points

Key points you need to know about the Information Security Framework and how it affects you

Simulated Phishing Training for staff at University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh Staff can expect to receive fake Phishing Emails in a new immersive training process