Training & Policies

Training and Policies

Cyber Security Training

Online Awareness Training

The University’s online cyber security training highlights current threats and provides practical guidance on how to stay safe online. The module has been developed specifically for Higher Education.

All staff and students are expected to complete the training.

It should take no longer than an hour to complete can be undertaken in short sections. Access the course using the links below:


Cyber Scotland Week 2021 Competition

Follow the link here to find out more about our new competition for Cyber Scotland Week 2021!


Cyber Security Awareness Workshops

The Cyber Security Team often run cyber security awareness workshops. Search for events and book online

Workshops can be arranged for your department or school. Contact to find out more.


Information Security Policy

It is the responsibility of each member of staff and student to comply with the University's Information Security Policy.

More information, including details of a number of underpinning policies, can be found on the Information Security Policy web pages. 

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