AU employees are issued with passwords for IT systems at AU as well as a key card with a PIN code that gives access to the parts of the university where they work.
Students are also issued with a password for part of the university's IT systems as well as a student ID card with a PIN code.
If you suspect that others may know your PIN codes or passwords, please report this to your local IT support team and then change the code.
It is a good idea to change passwords on your devices regularly. Click here to find out how to change your passwords.
Always use screen lock, no matter where you are, so that unauthorised persons cannot access AU data.
Here you can find two different ways to lock your Windows computer
If you use Linux without graphic user interface, remember to log out when you leave the computer.
If you use a graphic user interface, Linux is as standardised as Windows or Mac. Therefore, there can be different ways to lock your screen depending on distribution and some times depending on which user interface you use.
CTRL+ALT+L works in some distributions, however, the best advice is to use the help function which is build in to find the correct way for your system.