Griffith computers provided to staff and students include essential security settings:
- Single Sign-On (SSO)
- anti-virus software
- automatic operating system
- application patching
For information on protecting your personal (non-Griffith) computer, please see Cyber Safe travelling.
Mobile device security
While mobile devices are not secured in the same way that desktop computers are, the following recommendations are best practice to limit risk:
Keep Apple IOS, Android OS and Windows Phone operating systems updated.
Set a SIM passcode and screen lock.
- Apple – enabled once the passcode lock is configured
- Android – settings, security, encrypt device
- Windows – settings, systems, device encryption
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.