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Read more at: Cyber-security: Passwords

Cyber-security: Passwords

General password recommendations: • ALWAYS use strong passwords . You can test the strength of your passwords here: • Strong passwords don’t need to be complex - they only need to be long . For example: 'flashyhamsterbot' is much stronger than '...

Read more at: Cyber-security: Phishing and malicious emails

Cyber-security: Phishing and malicious emails

Signs to look out for in a malicious email: 1) The sender's address does not include the genuine corporate domain. In this case, the 'etflix' address has been designed to look similar, so that recipients might skip past it without noticing the missing 'N'. Another common trick is to use an email...

Read more at: Bite-Sized Research Data Management

Bite-Sized Research Data Management

Read more at: Anonymous IT feedback form

Anonymous IT feedback form

Please use the following form to send anonymous feedback relating to the Institute's IT services and policies. Thank you, in advance, for your honesty - all comments, positive and negative, will be helpful. CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE FORM

Read more at: Audio-visual systems in the Institute

Audio-visual systems in the Institute

Audio-visual facilities in the Institute Notes for speakers Please feel free to bring your presentation on your own laptop or tablet, but please also ensure that you have appropriate adapters to connect to the projector in room where you will be speaking (see below). In addition to the video...

Read more at: Guidance notes for SBS Zoom users

Guidance notes for SBS Zoom users

School of Biological Sciences - Zoom video conferencing software Obtaining an SBS Zoom license The School Office recently asked for expressions of interest in SBS Zoom licenses, and has purchased a sufficient quantity to satisfy all those who responded. These licenses will be funded by the School...

Read more at: Hermes > Exchange Online Migration

Hermes > Exchange Online Migration

Migrating from Hermes to Exchange Online The University’s Hermes email system will be switched off in December 2021. Its replacement – Microsoft Exchange Online – offers several advantages: A 100GB mailstore quota; A good webmail interface via Integration with Outlook...

Read more at: SBS-Webinars license - guidelines for users

SBS-Webinars license - guidelines for users

SBS-Webinars license - guidelines for users This single/shared license is an experiment that we hope will provide greater accessibility and flexibility for all depts in the School, but it does create some potential for confusion, conflicts and misuse. Please use the license responsibly and...