20 Nov 2013
What is CryptoLocker? CryptoLocker is a malicious program that when installed will encrypt important files and documents on your computer making them unusable, and then demand payment to restore access to them.…
19 Nov 2013
Java 6 Vulnerability Scomis are being contacted by an increasing number of schools who have had their computers infected with malware. This coincides with the discovery of vulnerability within Java 6 which…
15 Jan 2013
The DCC Policy for workstations with access to sensitive or restricted material: Password protected screen savers (with a 10 minute inactivity time lock) should be applied.  This should be done on all…
10 Aug 2010
If there is a training course you wish to go on but its not running in your area please contact the Scomis Service Desk via telephone on 01392 385300 or email scomis@devon.gov.uk. We will compile…
5 Jul 2010
This is the current Scomis Password Policy (which has been based on the Devon County Council Password Policy) which is applied to the Scomis Managed Services.  We also recommend that schools adopt…
12 Feb 2010
Devon County Council has adopted a password policy that defines how passwords are used to protect the county network and county data.  It is recommended that Schools adopt a similar policy. Your…