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Cyber Security

The UIS now have a small cyber security course that everybody can take via Moodle:

The training helps to understand what malware is, what it does and what they can do to avoid or counter it. It’s the latest module in UIS’s ongoing cyber security training course, which includes short videos, transcripts and quizzes on the following topics:

  • Phishing
  • Spearphishing
  • Passwords
  • Fake websites
  • Financial fraud via email forgery
  • Malware


During the hours when access to the building is limited to card holders ( i.e. before 9 and and after 6 pm, be careful not to let strangers enter the building  and do not arrange to let friends in.


There a number of passwords that you need to use for different resources (Raven, Faculty, Hermes, College). All of them should be kept secret, and not revealed or shared with anyone else. Do not put your password in emails ( e.g. to IT support), and do not tell it to anyone.

Personal Possessions

Do not leave personal possessions unattended at any time in any of the Computer Rooms. Laptops are very easy to steal and expensive to replace.

Anti-Virus software

The University has a licence that allows University Staff/Students to install McAfee Enterprise Anti-Virus software on personal computers. See the University Computing Service Anti-Virus Information pages for more information.