Information Security

 

University Information Security Policy and Implementation Guidance

If you are a Head of Division, Head of Department or Faculty Board Chair, you are responsible for ensuring that your division, department or faculty adheres to the key areas of University information security policy presented below. To help you understand what is required of you in each area, we have broken the information down as follows:

  • What you are responsible for under University policy
  • What needs to happen for you to meet those responsibilities
  • Practical guidance for IT and other staff on how to implement the policy

Remember, information security is not just an IT issue and your senior management group should be aware of incidents, risks and other issues relating to information security within your division, department or faculty,

Quick Reference Guides

If you want to do a quick check-list of your responsibilities, use our handy quick reference guide.

You can also download a copy of the University Information Security Policy.

Current Alerts

11 Apr 2017 Critical zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Office A recently discovered critical zero-day attack is being abused to distribute malware. The attack exploits a currently unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Office to download and execute malicious... Continue reading
5 Apr 2017 End of life for Windows Vista Windows Vista will exit the Microsoft extended support phase at the end of April 11th, and will no longer receive any support: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/13853/windows-lifecycle-fact... Continue reading

Security Fixes

21 February OSB2017-004: Microsoft Windows SMB DOS vulnerability
17 February OSB2017-003: OpenSSL Releases Security Update
10 February OSB2017-002: ISC Releases Security Updates for BIND