The coronavirus lockdown led to many things – among them an increased focus on cyber security when working remotely. UiA took measures to improve cyber security. Awareness is key as cyber criminals try to exploit the situation to gain access.
The contact tracing app developed by the National Institute of Public Health (NIPH) that was criticised due to privacy concerns has been disabled. A new app based on the international framework of Apple and Google will now be developed.
Grimstad municipality has introduced stricter infection control measures as a consequence of the coronavirus situation in Arendal. These measures also impact Campus Grimstad. Students and employees should avoid travelling between campuses.