October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month


Published: 1Oct2018

McGill IT Services Pledges to Support National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2018 as a Champion

McGill IT Services is proud to announce that for a second year in a row it has become a Champion of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

We will be joining a growing global effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations and individuals to promote the awareness of online safety and privacy.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

An internationally recognized campaign held annually in October, Cybersecurity Awareness Month was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry. The objective of this initiative is to provide all digital citizens with the resources needed to stay safer and more secure online while also protecting their personal information. As an official Champion, IT Services is committed to cybersecurity, online safety and privacy.

Learn more about how to stay safe online at the following events:

  • October 11, 1:00 – 2:00pm | Online
    EDUCAUSE Live! Webinar
    Campus-Wide Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) Saturation Campaign
  • October 19, 11:30am – 1:00pm | Bridge that connects the Redpath and McLennan library buildings
    McGill's Information Security team will be on hand to promote the importance of protecting personal data and answer questions related to cyber security.
  • October 26, 11:30am – 2:00pm | New Residence Hall, 3625 Parc Avenue
    McGill Employee Health Fair
    Come visit the IT Services booth and learn more about our cyber-hygiene initiatives.
  • October 29 & 30, 1:30 – 3:00pm & 7:00 – 9:00pm | Centre Mont-Royal, 1000 Sherbrooke Street West
    2018 Trottier Public Science Symposium
    Minding the Future: Living in a High-Tech World
  • October 31, 11:30am – 1:00pm | 680 Sherbrooke West, Lobby
    Join IT Services on Halloween and learn more about the very real cyber security threats that haunt us throughout the year and learn how to protect yourself from things that go bump on the web.

Get Involved