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Secure your journey - cybersecurity at McGill

The third issue of the Secure your journey news magazine is now available! Tips and resources for the entire community. Find your edition below:





Two-factor authentication (2FA) is required for all McGill accounts in 2021. According to, 2FA could protect you from the effects of:

  • 100% of automated bots
  • 96% of phishing attacks
  • 76% of targeted attacks

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Cyber attacks are on the rise, and it is now more important than ever to protect ourselves while working, studying or teaching remotely. On this website, you will find tools and resources to help you stay safe online.

Check out the following resources for more information:

Many McGill students are attending classes from off campus this term. Stay safe online during your remote studies to help ensure your continued success and the safety of McGill. 

Here are some resources and activities to help you stay cybersecure wherever you are. 

Cybersecurity resources for students

McGill Principal Suzanne Fortier explains why Secure your journey is essential to each member of the McGill community. 

Read Principal Fortier's message


Professor Christopher Buddle, Associate Provost (Teaching and Academic Programs) tells us why students should care about cybersecurity.

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Christopher Manfredi, Provost and Vice-Principal Academic, describes the responsibility of all academics to uphold McGill's information security. 

Watch the video

Academics and cybersecurity

Ensure cybersecure practices in all teaching and learning activities. 

Cybersecurity resources for academics

Professor Martha Crago, Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation), explains why Researchers should secure their McGill journey. 

Watch the video

Cybersecurity is essential to research at McGill.

Familiarize yourself with basic security practices to protect your identity and safeguard your data. 

Cybersecurity resources for research

Professor Yves Beauchamp, Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) explains how we can keep McGill cybersafe.

Read the interview

Cybersecurity is about safeguarding McGill’s privacy and information.

Each of us has a role to play in meeting this objective. Here are some guidelines and resources to help you adopt cybersecure habits and achieve our goal. 

Cybersecurity resources for administrative staff


Fun and games with cybersecurity: This summer, have fun while learning to protect yourself.

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Staying cybersafe is part of each person's McGill journey.

Visit the sections below for the tools and resources you need. 

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