Information security

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...

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...

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....

Why strong, unique passwords are important

27 Aug 2019

With all the recent news of widespread corporate security breaches, creating a unique password for each of your accounts can be paramount in ensuring that if your password gets stolen, it cannot be...

Cybersecurity tips for the holidays

11 Dec 2018

The holidays are upon us again…. giving, buying, travelling … and paying for it online, more and more. That’s what cybercriminals love. But you know better… this year you won’t be fooled,...


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