Cyber Security Essentials Training available now
Cyber security is everyone's responsibility
People are the first line of defence in today’s cyber threat landscape. Griffith adopts sophisticated tools and training to keep our staff and University safe.
Explore our cyber safety advice and tips, sign up for the latest cyber alerts, and learn how to report cyber security incidents. All staff are also asked to take the Griffith Cyber Security Essentials training.
Cyber Security Improvement Program
Cyber security incidents can have serious outcomes. Institutions as well as individuals are targets and it is more important than ever to ensure the Griffith community is secure.
With this in mind, we are embarking on a major cyber security improvement program, which will enhance the cyber security capabilities of the University. The program’s initiatives will affect you including;
- introducing a safer way to connect your devices to the Griffith University and eduroam Wi-Fi networks
- Vulnerability scanning to ensure the Griffith network is kept up-to-date to reduce our chance of being targeted through out of date software
- Phishing simulation which will build your awareness around being scammed
- Cloud-based enterprise password manager to assist groups and individuals in managing and administering passwords and sensitive data
- Multi-factor identification improving the security around your Griffith logins
- Cyber security essentials training module to provide you with practical steps to ensure your online safety
Cyber Security Essentials Training
As part of the Griffith Integrity Program, the Cyber Security Essentials training module aims to build awareness of responsibility, key threats, mitigation actions and incident reporting.
The training will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. At the end, an online assessment will check your understanding of the key concepts.
The training module should be completed by all new staff at induction and annually for all staff.
Griffith Wi-Fi security improvements
In 2019 we updated the security around connecting to our network Griffith University Wi-Fi network, keeping you safe from potential cyber threats.
Follow our Getting Connected guides to connect your laptop, phone, tablet or other Wi-Fi device while on campus.
Cyber Security Alert Service
Stay up-to-date with the latest cyber security news, threats and advisories here.
Alerts, news and advisories
- Watch out for online shopping scams this holiday season
- Scams Awareness Week 2020 - Can you spot the scams?
- What is a technical support phone scam?
- Beware of fake COVID-19 emails giving out false facts and spreading misinformation
- Scammers targeting Australians by sending text messages themed around COVID-19
- Scammers are impersonating World Health Organisation in relation to the Coronavirus
- Australia Cyber Security Centre BlueKeep exploitation
- Test your knowledge with Google's phishing quiz
- ANU Data Breach information
- Is your password protected?
Keep your device up-to-date to protect from the latest exploits and vulnerabilities.
Top five cyber security essentials
Tips to protect yourself, your data and contribute to a safe cyber environment.
Report a security incident
Report a phishing incident, password compromise, ransomware or other suspicious activity.
Information management for staff
Learn more about information security classification (formerly data classification), data privacy, the information asset register and information storage advice. Requires staff login to access.
Find out more
Manage your password
Your password is the key to protecting your identity and your data. A good strong password is easy to remember and hard to guess.
Cyber security policy
Explore the policies, standards and guidelines to help navigate through cyber security requirements at Griffith.