Cybersecurity

Updates to McGill’s anti-virus software: Messages displayed on Windows machines during scheduled update

Published: 28Oct2022

McGill-managed desktop and laptop Windows computers will receive an important security update beginning on October 31, 2022. Cisco Secure Endpoint, McGill’s antivirus software, will receive its...

Enhanced anti-phishing and anti-malware protection to be enabled for the full McGill community

Published: 20Oct2022

On October 24th 2022, IT Services will be adding enhanced anti-phishing and anti-malware protection to your McGill email and Microsoft Teams conversations. Here are some details on what’s changing: 

Privacy and Data Protection in the EU

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Expert: WhatsApp security flaw

Published: 14May2019

"WhatsApp has revealed a vulnerability in its system that could have allowed hackers access to its users' phones, with a London-based human rights lawyer possibly among the targets....

From McGill to Silicon Valley - a fireside chat with Burt Podbere, CFO of cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike - It stARTS with ARTS (ISWA)

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Curious about Silicon Valley and cybersecurity? Or how to get from a BA to cybersecurity? McGill alumnus Burt Podbere BA is going to join us for an intimate career discussion with students....

Expert: Apple vows to resist FBI demand to crack iPhone

Published: 17Feb2016

"Tech giant Apple and the FBI appeared headed for a deepening confrontation Wednesday after the company’s chief pledged to fight federal demands to help mine data from an iPhone used by one of the...

DDoS Attack: what does it tell us?

Published: 21Oct2016

“Some major internet companies suffered service disruptions for several hours on Friday morning as internet infrastructure provider Dyn said it was hit by a cyber attack that disrupted traffic...

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