Cybersecurity Awareness Month Events - 2019

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019 is now over. Thank you to everyone who attended our scheduled events to learn about IT security at McGill! 

 The following resources are available throughout the year to help you stay safe online:  


COMPLETED: CONTEST: Win a MacBook Pro or lunch for 2 - opt in for 2FA!

Double up on security for your personal information using Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) and you will be automatically entered in a contest to win a MacBook Pro computer or lunch for two! Deadline is October 31, 2019 at midnight.

For contest details and how to enter go to:


COMPLETED: Special presentation: Leading in the Era of Cybersecurity: Current threats in Canada and relevant career opportunities

In this informative talk, McGill IT Services and a representative from the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CSE) will cover the state of cybersecurity in Canada, career paths in this field, and the initiatives undertaken by the University in order to keep your personal information and McGill's data safe.

COMPLETED - Session 1: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 12:00 - 1:00 pm, 688 Sherbrooke W, Room 104

COMPLETED - Session 2: Tuesday, November 5, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, Arts Building (853 Sherbrooke W), Room W-215

 NOTE: Guaranteed seating and admission for registered attendees. Register at:

COMPLETED: Health Fair for McGill Faculty and Staff: Cyber-Hygiene


   Cybersecurity is an essential part of staying healthy! Drop by the IT Services booth and learn about healthy computing practices. Find out more.   

   When: October 30, 11:30am – 2:00pm

   Where: New Residence Hall, 3625 Parc Avenue


COMPLETED: Cybersecurity Awareness on Halloween - 688 Sherbrooke W

  Join IT Services for some spooky tales of cyber-horror and useful tips for staying safe online - games, treats, and giveaways!

 When: October 31, 12 noon - 1:30 pm

 Where: 688 Sherbrooke St. W, lobby



COMPLETED: Cybersecurity Awareness at the Library

Visit our table and find out how to treat your toothbrush like a password, along with other important tips for staying cybersafe!

When: Monday, November 4, 2019 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Where: Main floor on the bridge connecting Redpath & McLennan libraries