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Introducing Makerere University Cybersecurity Toolkit

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Dear Makerere Staff and Students,


As Cybersecurity Awareness Month comes to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to share an important resource with you. In our ongoing commitment to enhancing the cybersecurity knowledge and awareness of both our staff and students, we are thrilled to introduce the Makerere University Cybersecurity Toolkit.


*What is the Cybersecurity Toolkit?*


The Makerere University Cybersecurity Toolkit is a comprehensive resource designed to empower both staff and students with the knowledge and tools needed to navigate the digital landscape securely. This toolkit offers a wide range of educational materials, best practices, and practical guidance to help you understand and mitigate cybersecurity risks.


*Why Should You Use the Cybersecurity Toolkit?*

  • Learn about the latest cybersecurity threats and how to recognize them.
  • Discover best practices for keeping your personal and institutional data secure.
  • Gain insights into the importance of strong passwords and how to create and manage them.
  • Understand the risks associated with phishing and how to avoid falling victim to scams.
  • Find resources for enhancing your general cyber hygiene and online safety.


Your security is our top priority, and the Makerere University Cybersecurity Toolkit has been developed to provide you with the tools and knowledge necessary to protect yourself and our university from cyber threats.

We encourage all members of our community, both staff and students, to take advantage of this valuable resource. Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility, and by equipping ourselves with the right knowledge, we can collectively contribute to a safer digital environment.


Thank you for your commitment to cybersecurity awareness. Together, we can build a more secure and resilient digital community at Makerere University.


If you have any questions or need assistance with the Cybersecurity Toolkit, please do not hesitate to reach out to our DICTS support team.


Stay safe and secure online!


Best regards,


Arthur Moses Opio

End User Support Administrator

Directorate For ICT Support(DICTS)