InfoSec @ LSE

Information Security (InfoSec) covers a wide range of subjects including how best to store and handle your data, protect your devices and spot a phishing attempt.

IMT are committed to helping you stay secure when using information technology.

The information we’ve put together will help keep you from putting yourself, your work or the School at risk.

To get started, just remember these quick tips:

  • Abide by the Conditions of Use of IT at LSE
  • Choose a strong password and never share it
  • Protect all personal devices (incl. Macs) with antivirus software. LSE provides Sophos for free.
  • Encrypt confidential data and devices storing such data
  • Always lock or log off when you step away from your computer
  • Be aware of phishing emails
  • Report all information security incidents 

Iron Rules Details

The Iron Rules of InfoSec

IR1: Understand and handle your data correctly 

IR2: Take care of your information: protect data and devices

IR3: Keep passwords strong and secure 

IR4: Beware of spam, phishing and scam emails 

IR5: Remember your legal and ethical responsibilities

Help and Support

For online resources, services as well as user awareness training, please see here. 

If you have any questions or feel your account has been compromised, please contact the IT Service Desk:

By phone: 020 7107 5000 | x5000

By email: it.servicedesk@lse.ac.uk

In person: IMT Walk In Centre, Library 1st Floor | Mon - Fri, 09.30 - 17.30