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Data Privacy Week: January 22-28, 2023

Thank you to all who participated in Data Privacy Week 2023!

Data Privacy Week (DPW) highlights the value of personal information.  DPW 2023 is now over, but you can check out the following resources to help you protect your data and privacy throughout the year:


About Data Privacy Week  

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What is Data Privacy Week? Group of friends taking selfie photo with smartphone

The goal of Data Privacy Week is to spread awareness about online privacy. It commemorates the first legally binding international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection, signed on January 28, 1981. It is observed annually in Canada, the U.S., various European countries, and other countries across the rest of the world.

Learn more about data privacy in Canada at the following websites:   

Past events 

If you missed our earlier events, you can view the presentation recordings and access related resources - see below.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 

Guest speaker presentation: Dr. Benjamin Fung

Big hacker is watching you: Who’s after your data, how they gain access, and why it matters

 Watch the presentation recording: 

Presentation: True (cyber) crime stories @ McGill 

Stories of cybercrimes committed at McGill and elsewhere.

Watch the presentation recording: 

Additional resources and links:

(images courtesy of Graphic: Get Cyber Safe - Government of Canada and

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