Information Security

Learning about protection

Learn about the common information security threats so that you know what we are protecting against, and find extra material if you want more details.

Information Security Top 10

Infographic from the Information Security Division with the assistance of Graphic Design Services outlining our top 10 information security tips:


Basic training for all staff

Information Security Essentials course

All University staff should do the Information Security Essentials course. This gives the basics about the most common kinds of attack, and shows that protecting ourselves from them is often a matter of common sense. Click on the button above to get started.


Data Protection Training

All University staff should do the Data Protection Training. Under the University's Data Protection Policy, all staff have responsibility for data protection compliance in their day-to-day work. To keep up to date with these responsibilities, staff must complete the University's mandatory data protection training module. This course is proviuded by the University's Data Protection Officer.

Data protection training


Digital Footprint

If somebody Googled you, what would they find? With the help of the Institute for Academic Development you have opportunity to explore and reflect on your own online tracks and traces and understand why your digital footprint is important.  

Managing Your Digital Footprint



More training

Training from

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Recommended introductory and advanced training available from LinkedIn Learning (formerly

Developing software securely

Contact, meet or work with colleagues in the University, to share best practice and knowledge, about about how to build protection into all our business applications.

Training for research staff

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Learn about protecting your research information and data.

Other training resources

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Information security training, certification and research.

Information Security Essentials course

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Introduction to the Information Security Essentials Course