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Cyber Security

MFA or Multi-Factor Authentication adds another layer of security for University systems as well user's identity and data. Discover more about MFA:

BitLocker Drive Encryption is simply a PIN number for your laptop – it will protect your laptop’s hard drive; so if it is lost or stolen, no one can view the contents of it. 

Data on a lost or stolen computer is vulnerable to unauthorized access, either by running a software-attack tool against it or by transferring the computer's hard disk to a different computer. BitLocker helps mitigate unauthorized data access by enhancing file and system protections. BitLocker also helps render data inaccessible when BitLocker-protected computers are decommissioned or recycled.

BitLocker protects your laptop (ie if it is stolen), whereas multi-factor authentication protects your account online (eg from hackers).

To find out more visit Bitlocker on the Digital Hub.