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Archive for July, 2016

Digital Skills: dissertations and thesis clinics – 9 & 25 August, Science Library

By Myriam Fellous-Sigrist, on 20 July 2016

Science Library

The ISD Digital Skills team will be holding two extra drop-in sessions in August to help UCL students complete their dissertations and theses.

Support will be available for document layout, bibliographic tools, data analysis etc.

Read more about these sessions.

Is it safe to use cloud services such as Dropbox to store and share data?

By Myriam Fellous-Sigrist, on 7 July 2016

In the Security Knowledge Base, the UCL Information Security team has put together useful advice to help you assess whether using cloud services is safe. The guide enable to consider three important questions:

  1. Is the cloud service secure enough for this type of information?
  2. Is it compliant – and will it remain compliant – with relevant legislation, contractual or regulatory requirements?
  3. Are the other risks that arise from using this service acceptable?

The guide also provides key information on personal data protection, Intellectual Property Right and risk assessment.

If you need an alternative to commercial services you can use the in-house UCL Drop Box.