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!

14 Apr 2023

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...

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...

Online shopping: Advantages and pitfalls

7 Jun 2020

Online shopping is wildly popular worldwide because of the convenience it affords consumers. However, there are some dangers to be aware of:

The perils of social media

7 Jun 2020

Social media is a great way to stay in touch with friends, organize events, and show everyone what you’re working on. It can also be a hazard if it isn’t used carefully....


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