Cyber safety

Cyber safety means being secure online and adopting behaviours that reduce your exposure to possible cyber-attack. All students are responsible for doing their part to protect RMIT data, systems and personal information.

How to stay safe online

Visit the RMIT Cyber Safety Sharepoint site for information and tips to keep you and your data protected. On the site, you’ll find helpful advice on how to:

Test your cyber safety knowledge

Think you know how to stay safe online? Test yourself with these tools and quizzes.

Cyber safety tips

Tip #1: Go to haveibeenpwned.com to check if your account or device has been breached, then register to get notified if your account or password is compromised.

Tip #2: Register for the Australian Cyber Security Centre’s Alert Service to find out about the latest online threats and safety advice.

Report a cyber safety issue at RMIT

Have you received a phishing scam to your RMIT email or clicked on a malicious link? Report it as soon as possible!  

  • Phishing emails: Forward the original phishing/scam email to reportphishing@rmit.edu.au
  • All other cyber safety issues:
    In Australia, contact IT Connect urgently on +61 3 9925 8888
    In Vietnam, contact IT Support urgently on +84 28 3776 1313

Please note, the contacts listed above can only respond to cyber security issues involving RMIT systems, infrastructure and data.

Know your IT responsibilities

All students and staff at RMIT are responsible for doing their part to protect RMIT data, systems and personal information.

Become a Cyber Ambassador

Do you have a passion for cyber safety? Become a Cyber Ambassador and help others understand the risks of their online behaviour. Whether you're sharing cyber posts, suggesting your friends change their privacy settings on Facebook, or getting involved in cyber-related events, we would love to have you on board. Register your interest to be part of our next Ambassador Briefing by emailing cybersafestudentambassador@rmit.edu.au

     

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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.