Clarification of restrictions on WeChat use

Published: 17 November 2023

Although it is prohibited to use WeChat on any McGill-managed/owned device, individuals can continue to use WeChat on their personal devices using their personal accounts....

Elevating security by enhancing 2FA

Published: 15 November 2023

In McGill’s ongoing efforts to strengthen our security, we will continue to introduce enhancements to Microsoft Authenticator, including: 

Important update: retirement of wiki feature in Microsoft Teams as of Jan. 2024

Published: 10 November 2023

Are you the owner of an MS Teams workspace featuring a wiki tab, typically used for meeting notes?...

Stream (on SharePoint) has replaced Stream (Classic)

Published: 31 October 2023

McGill has completed its transition from the Stream (Classic) video-sharing platform to the new Stream (on SharePoint). Effective October 31, 2023, the Stream (Classic) interface is permanently...

VPN UPDATE: Cisco AnyConnect has been replaced by Cisco Secure Client

Published: 27 September 2023

The way we currently access McGill’s VPN (via Cisco AnyConnect) has been replaced by Cisco Secure Client. Cisco Secure Client is an upgraded version of Cisco AnyConnect and offers enhanced features...

NOW LIVE: Minerva’s login page has been updated to implement 2FA and SSO.

Published: 27 September 2023

The login page for Minerva has been updated to implement Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) and Single Sign-On (SSO). ...

Staying safe in a shared space: the good, the bad, and the "wait, really?" 

Friday, October 27, 2023 12:00to13:00

Campus Public Safety collaboration with Information Security: Virtual Event /itCategory: IT Security IT Services

New recipient limit for Non-2FA enabled McGill email accounts

Published: 28 September 2023

In an effort to limit the impacts of unsolicited and fraudulent emails being sent in large numbers to the McGill community, McGill’s IT Infrastructure & Information Security has decided to...


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