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Patch, Patch, Patch – You need to stay up-to-date

This week’s topic is Patch, Patch, Patch – You need to stay up-to-date The Tip There are going to be a lot of updates released in the weeks to come for your phone, your tablet, your computers… it is more

USB Flash Drive Security – It’s Important

USB drives are so pervasive in today’s world of technology, that it’s all too easy to become blasé to the many risks in using this very useful and ubiquitous technology. Risks inherent with USB Flash Drives fall into two broad

Password Managers – You should be using one

This week’s topic is Password Managers – You should be using one The Tip The majority of us use not-so-strong passwords, and reuse them on different sites. After all, how are you supposed to use and remember strong and unique

Phishing – Don’t get Hooked!

A good bit of information and infographic from Digital Guardian. Phishing attacks are by no means a new issue, but rather one that has plagued individuals and businesses for many years. In fact, the 2016 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report

2-Step Verification

This week’s topic is 2-Step Verification. The Tip It’s easier than you think for someone to steal your password Any of these common actions could put you at risk of having your password stolen: Using the same password on more

Passwords vs Passphrases

Welcome to the first in what we hope to make a weekly series of CyberSecurity tips. This week’s topic is Passwords and Passphrases. The condensed version is, “passwords are bad, passphrases are better”. This is a ‘b@dPas3Word!’. ‘This is a

CyberSecurity Site in Development

We’re working on it. Watch for big things to come!

DDE Attack

You may or may not be aware of a new type of attack potential called a DDE attack – a way of launching malware from a web download, an email attachment, or even directly from the body of an Outlook

Phishing Scam Alert: OneClass Chrome Extension

Be on alert for the OneClass Chrome Extension.  It is a phishing scam where once the extension is installed, it will attempt to send an email on behalf of the user and collect Campus-Wide Login (CWL) credentials. How the phishing

Cyber Security Reminder, Be conscious of new phishing attempts

There have been reports of increased email phishing attacks on Canadian Universities. Please take extra care to verify the authenticity of any email asking for personal information or wanting you to click on a link. If in any doubt please

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