Secure your journey: April 2023 Research edition

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Happy Spring! Check out the latest Research edition of Secure your journey, McGill's cybersecurity newsletter!

See below for news and resources.

In this issue

Staying cybersafe while traveling, how to spot job scams that may target students, and keeping your devices safe.

Check out past issues on our Blog/Archive page!

Protect your devices and data 

Picture this: you're sitting at a café, sipping on your latte, and scrolling through your laptop. Excited chatter causes you to look up, and you turn your head to watch the fluffiest dog prance down the street. A few seconds of distraction is all it takes for a thief to snatch your laptop and disappear into the crowd. But it's not just the monetary value of the device that you need to worry about. 

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Don't let a moment of distraction ruin your day!

The information stored on your laptop is often far more valuable. Don't let a moment of inattention ruin your day - keep your devices safe and secure! 

For guidance on keeping your devices safe, check out the following resources:

Cybersafe travel: Secure your journey while you're on the move and away from home.

Job Seekers: Beware of job offer scams!

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