Information Security Articles

Celebrate Data Privacy Day - January 28, 2019

9 Jan 2019

Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust is the theme for Data Privacy Day, January 28....

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,...

Cyber-hygiene: How is a password like a toothbrush?

17 Sep 2018

The IT Services tent was present on lower campus during the first few weeks of Fall term, both on our own and as part of McGill Safety Week. We are collaborating with the Faculty of Dentistry, for...

IT Security Advisory: Meltdown and Spectre Awareness

22 Jan 2018

Many of you may have heard through various media sources about two major security vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Spectre. It has been revealed that nearly every central processing unit (CPU)...

Privacy is our shared responsibility

11 Jan 2018

As an official Data Privacy Day champion, McGill is spreading the word, and educating the McGill community on the importance of respecting privacy and safeguarding data.

Stay safe online this holiday season

4 Dec 2017

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Boxing Day… the sales are everywhere, even in our Inboxes. It should come as no surprise to note that this is also an opportune season for cybercriminals to take...