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IT Security Awareness - Focus on Phishing

Thu, 2014-04-10 17:12

McGill IT Services has developed an online course to provide our community with guidance and resources to remain vigilant and resilient in the face of IT security threats. The first module of this course focuses on "phishing", the term used to describe various schemes used to lure unsuspecting people into divulging their personal information. You’ll learn ways to recognize phishing emails and how to identify fraudulent website addresses.

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Extended hours at the Library

Thu, 2014-04-10 16:40

Several of the Library’s branches are open now later to give you more time to study and get your work done.

The following branches are now open for study for 24-hours, 7 days a week:

Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Schulich Library of Science and Engineering
Nahum Gelber Law Library

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eKutir’s VeggieLite Gains Gates Foundation Grant

Thu, 2014-04-10 16:15

eKutir’s new project VeggieLite is a recipient of Grand Challenges India 2014, supported by the Gates Foundation, USAID and DBT, the Indian government’s anti-poverty scheme.

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Public Display System unavailable 8am April 14 to 6pm April 15

Mon, 2014-04-14 08:00 - Tue, 2014-04-15 18:00

The Public Display System will be unavailable from 8:00 am Monday April 14, 2014 to 6:00 pm Tuesday April 15, 2014 due to an upgrade to a new version of the underlying software and hardware.

During this downtime, display screens across campus will display a message saying that they are undergoing maintenance, and the Cisco Digital Media Manager interface will be unavailable to upload/change screen content.

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Heartbleed vulnerability

Thu, 2014-04-10 12:39

You may have become aware, through media or other means, of a computer security vulnerability called Heartbleed that is affecting networks around the world.

This bug, which has existed since late 2011 but was only widely recognized this week, makes password and other sensitive data vulnerable to theft.

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Congratulations to our CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship Recipients

Thu, 2014-04-10 11:38

CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarships - MSc program

  • Sandrine Couldwell, "The effect of exercise and high fat diet on circulating mediators of energy metabolism" (Kaartinen Lab)
  • Yekta Ansari, "The role of salivary trace elements in tooth homeostasis" (Tamimi Lab)
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"Pricing Decisions of Skill-Based Products: The Role of Used-Product Markets," Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management

Thu, 2014-04-10 10:37

Authors: Qiu, Chun; Messinger, Paul R.

Publication: Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, April 2014 

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Campus & Residences Wireless maintenance: Thursday, April 10

Thu, 2014-04-10 04:00 - 07:00

Maintenance will be performed on the campus & REZ wireless networks on Thursday, April 10, from 4:00 am to 7:00am. You may be disconnected from the wireless network for approximately 15 minutes during the maintenance period.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Wireless certificate change - Friday, April 11 at 7am

Wed, 2014-04-09 18:05

The wireless certificate used by McGill University will be changed on Friday, April 11th at 7:00 am. The majority of devices should automatically re-authenticate to the wireless network and should not experience any loss of connectivity.

If you are presented with a certificate (or Windows Security) warning when connecting to McGill's wireless networks after the change, do one of the following:

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Adelle Blackett receives Christine Tourigny Award of Merit from the Barreau du Québec

Wed, 2014-04-09 17:34

On April 8, the Barreau du Québec announced that it would award the 2014 Christine Tourigny Award of Merit to Adelle Blackett, a labour law professor at the Faculty of Law of McGill University.

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