Quiz time!

We love it when everyone does these, so be fun and play along! What’s your favourite book? The Old Man and the SeaWhere did you go to primary school? Griffith PrimaryWhat’s your pet’s name? Elbow, well actually it’s Macaroni, but he gets called ‘Elbow’. 🤣🤣What’s your favourite colour? BlueWhere were you born? BrisbaneHow many kids … Continue reading Quiz time!

A rogue USB

Our fifth, and final, of the top 5 essentials of cyber security. We love free stuff – who doesn’t! But a free USB on the ground is not the kind of free stuff you want. Trust us. USBs are great for storing files, backing up your data and sharing files from one device to another. … Continue reading A rogue USB

Cyber security: mobile devices

Much of our life is spent online. In fact, if the recent world health pandemic taught us nothing else, it proved how much could be achieved online! This means we need to be just as vigilant wandering around as we are at home. We need to keep devices encrypted or watch out for scams and … Continue reading Cyber security: mobile devices

Cyber security: scams and phishing

Welcome back to our five-part cover of Cyber Security. We've already shared with you about being safe at home and how to encrypt your devices. This week will be about scams and phishing. We’re sure you’re already aware of the multiple scams doing the rounds. We bet you've already had to help out or remind … Continue reading Cyber security: scams and phishing

Cyber security: data protection

We are continuing our five part special on cyber security. This week we are talking about data protection - encrypting your portable and removable devices. We told you about staying safe at home, but you need to be secure your USBs and external hard drives as well. Store in the cloud Chances are, you're probably … Continue reading Cyber security: data protection

Cyber security: at home

Are you cyber savvy? We don’t just want you to be safe on our devices; we want you to be safe on yours as well. Because of this, we want you to know more about our cyber security measures. There is only so much computers and technology can do for every virus, vishing, phishing and … Continue reading Cyber security: at home

It’s OWeek and we’re celebrating with a Switch Lite!

We know how you can potentially get your own Nintendo Switch Lite for free! But we will have to mention a few things before we tell you how – you didn’t think it was going to be that simple, right? First – a huge welcome to our new students, welcome to Griffith University. And a … Continue reading It’s OWeek and we’re celebrating with a Switch Lite!

Do you use Griffith Wi-Fi? Update your device to stay connected!

We understand the importance of Wi-Fi in daily life. We also want to ensure total online safety of our students here at Griffith University. So, from Thursday 29 August, security improvements to the Griffith Wi-Fi network will be available to all staff and students. If you have a mobile phone, tablet, Mac, Linux or non-Griffith Wi-Fi … Continue reading Do you use Griffith Wi-Fi? Update your device to stay connected!

Encrypting your USBs

Cyber safety with USB drives Using a USB drive can be a convenient method of storing files, either as a (temporary) backup of specific data or for sharing or transferring files such as presentations, spreadsheets, documents or other information. However, it’s important to ensure cyber safety around USB drives for two reasons: USB drives can … Continue reading Encrypting your USBs

Protect your digital life

When you think of your valuable items you generally think of tangible objects in your home. Might be your car, TV, jewellery, that $500 pair of shoes you’ve never worn but they look nice in the cupboard. But what about the valuable information you have online including your online identity and data? More than ever, … Continue reading Protect your digital life