ICT Security

Preserve your privacy

Identity theft and fraud are growing problems and can lead to financial loss and substantial inconvenience. Where possible follow these pointers to help protect your privacy.

  • Resist the temptation to have your web browser memorise or retain your user and password details.
  • Refer SPAM to IT Services if you wish, but ignore unsubscribe options in SPAM email messages.
  • Use public internet kiosks with caution and never for financial transactions or dealing with sensitive personal details or issues.
  • Only divulge your credit card details to reputable companies.
  • Ignore all email requests for financial account or personal detail verification.
  • Maintain a free email account at hotmail or a similar free service for use as a casual contact point.
  • Keep a separate private email address and disclose it only to trusted parties.