Virus protection & running secure systems
Free virus protection
Computer systems have to be kept up-to-date to ensure that security loopholes are blocked, & virus protection is regularly updated. This is taken care for you when you use our computer workrooms but when it comes to your own computer you have to do this yourself. UCL provides free virus protection software to all students.
Use a firewall, set strong passwords & make regular backups of critical data to a separate device - follow the step-by-step guide above.