CPU security issue: Meltdown and Spectre

You may have seen in the news that a vulnerability has been found which affects central processing units (CPUs) in many of the devices we all use.

What we are doing:

Information Services are working hard to ensure that University Infrastructure is updated appropriately, and that any potential risks are mitigated.

What you should do:

We advise you to apply security updates for your own devices as you would normally. It is always important to keep your device updated with the latest security updates.

We will offer further advice through IS News as manufacturers respond to the issue. Further details and advice can be from the National Cyber Security Centre and on the BBC News website.