Secure IT

Welcome to the SecureIT webpage.

We provide information and advice on secure computing practices so that you can be safe online while at the University.

Cyber security self-evaluation quiz

Take this self-evaluation quiz and find some resources that will help you keep learning about ways to protect yourself and our university. 

Online cyber security training modules

Access mandatory training and additional online modules to learn more about cyber security threats. 

Live courses

We offer practical workshops and informative webinars that look at ways we can protect ourselves and our university from cyber threats.

  • Help! I've been scammed! What do I do?

    First, take a deep breath. You are only human and it could happen to anyone. 


    • Contact your bank or financial institution. If any money or banking details have been exchanged, let your financial institution know immediately.  

    • Let others know about your scam. Contact your friends, family members, or colleagues to warn them about the scam. 

    • Contact ITDS Service Desk on +61 8 8313 3000 to report compromise of university credentials


    • If you suspect that your identity may have been stolen, you can: 


  • Help! I’ve been phished! What do I do?

    Some phishing emails can be very sophisticated and it is easy to be tricked. If you do fall victim to this cyber crime, follow these steps: 


    • Phishing emails may contain malware. If you have opened any links or even previewed the email, this malware can infect your computer and any network the computer is connected to.  

    • Removing from the network could involve disconnecting from wired networks, turning off wifi or putting the device into ‘airplane’ model.  


    • Change all your passwords. Consider using a password manager.