IT security information and tips for students

Password cards, virus scanners, pin locks ... There are many ways to protect your computer and mobile devices, and thus your data. We have put together a collection of the most important tips and tricks for you.

Secure computer

Protect your computer and data from unauthorized access and malicious software (malware).

Smartphones, mobile devices

Smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices should be protected, as well, so that your data is secure.

Secure connectivity underway

Learn how to use public WiFi networks securely.

Social networks

Special caution is advised when using social networks like Facebook.


We show you how to create a good password and the best way to remember it.

TUM Dos and Don'ts

Apart from general advice, we have put together a collection of TUM-specific instructions, advice and guidelines for you