Keep it secure

Keeping your PC secure has become more important now than ever before. Online identity theft has been placed at around £1000 per victim.

Every year there are numerous cases where student's devices containing important coursework have become infected.  This leaves the student unable to hand in work and needing to spend the time recreating it.

Two organisations that will be able to offer advice on how to browse the internet safely and how to protect yourself online are:

Make sure you have a good antivirus software programme installed on your PC / Mac / Mobile Device.  Here are three examples for you to consider:

  • AVG Antivirus
  • AVAST! Antivirus
  • Panda Cloud Antivirus


Alternatively why not check out the Trend Micro FREE SECURITY SOFTWARE offer available to students studying here at the University of Derby.  To download the software for free you will need to register with the Trend Micro online store using your University email account.  For more information on Trend Micro and for details on how to access the store, visit our Trend Micro page.

IT Services contact

T: 01332 591234 (24/7)