Zoom Security: Myth vs Reality for Remote Teaching

6 Apr 2020

The Zoom web conferencing solution has recently risen to the forefront of the news with regards to concerns for cybersecurity and privacy. McGill wants to reassure our Zoom users that we have put...

Job Seekers: Beware of job offer scams!

28 Mar 2024

As various news stories have reported, employment fraud is becoming increasingly sophisticated and common. Anyone can fall prey! The impact on victims can be devastating on both a personal and...

Virtual Book talk: The Privacy Fallacy - Harm and Power in the Information Economy

Wednesday, January 24, 2024 11:00to12:00

Virtual Book talk: The Privacy Fallacy - Harm and Power in the Information Economy  /itCategory: IT Security IT Services

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

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

Published: 28 October 2022

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: 20 October 2022

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: 

Celebrate Data Privacy Day - January 28, 2022

18 Jan 2022

Data Privacy Day on January 28 highlights the value of personal information. ...

The value of phishing simulations

18 Jan 2022

Phishing simulation exercises are like fire drills for cyber security. Over the last few years IT Services has begun sending out fake emails to the McGill community, designed to pique your interest...


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