Students should be aware of the cyber threats in a University and are encouraged to avail of a free online IT Security Awareness Training module.
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Awareness training is available for students within Sulis. Please log into Sulis for more information at https://sulis.ul.ie
More information around IT security and how you can keep your data and the UL network safe can be found here: https://ulsites.ul.ie/itd/it-security
Phishing scams are a major threat today. Phishing scams will attempt to trick you into giving away personal information such as your ID login, password, banking or credit card information.
Follow these password tips:
Computer Account Passwords can be reset easily using the Self-Service Password Reset Password Management | University of Limerick (ul.ie)
Avoid downloading software from untrusted sources. These sites often host malware that will automatically, and often silently be installed on your computer. If you are suspicious of an attachments or links, do not click on them.
Documents and files can be sent securely using HEAnet’s Filesender Please visit https://filesender.heanet.ie
DO NOT STORE DATA ON UL PCs. Student PC files are wiped daily and no information should be stored locally on UL computers. All data should be stored on your Microsoft OneDrive or External Storage Devices (USB keys). For Further information on MS OneDrive, please for to the Student Self-Service Portal then click on IT SERVICES, MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 - EMAIL, ONEDRIVE, TEAMS, STUDENT ONEDRIVE FOR BUSINESS.
More Information can be found here IT Security | University of Limerick (ul.ie)
Beware of Phishing Attacks
“Phishing” is a very common type of cyber-attack. Phishing attacks can take many forms, but they all share a common goal - getting you to disclose sensitive information.