Thank you

social mediaWe would like to thank students at the University of Edinburgh who completed the Digital Footprint survey in semester 1 (2016-2017).

We appreciate your input, as it helps us understand what social media you are using; and how you are managing your online tracks and traces (digital footprint).

Congratulations to the three students who won a £10 book token and Digital Footprint freebies

New presentations – Digital Footprint and Eprofessionalism

Quote - Nursing 1Managing your digital footprint: creating an effective online presence (approx. 10 mins)

This short presentation provides information and useful advice on managing your digital footprint and how to create an effective online presence. It includes information on taking control of your online presence, some common misunderstandings, how to manage your digital footprint, and much more.

Link: http://edin.ac/2dhc4rm

 

Digital Footprint and e-professionalism (approx. 9 mins)

This short presentation provides information and useful advice on managing your digital footprint and e-professionalism. It includes information on professional bodies’ guidelines, what you need to consider online, and useful advice about being professional online.

Link: http://edin.ac/2eF5rDc

 

Further information and resources can be found www.ed.ac.uk/iad/digitalfootprint

Nursing and Eprofessionalism

At a workshop with students from Nursing Studies, we discussed e-professionalism, including the professional bodies’ guidelines and what e-professionalism meant to them.  The following Wordle illustrates this.Wordle

Information Security Week

treat-treasureInformation Security Week 3-7 October 2016

The week will focus on why information matters to all University staff and students, and how you can take some very simple steps to quickly protect your personal data and research content.

The main event on the afternoon of 5 October will see invited internal and external speakers present and discuss some of the issues. These will be very accessible and are aimed at all audiences, regardless of technical abilities. Bookings are now open via the following event channel: https://www.events.ed.ac.uk/index.cfm?event=book&scheduleID=21717

Twitter:  http://www.twitter.com/UoEInfoSec

Website: http://www.ed.ac.uk/infosec