Information Security Awareness & Education Initiative at U of T

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Faculty & TAs
A guide to data and privacy protection for the university’s educators
Become security savvy: a student’s guide to data and privacy protection
An administrator’s guide to data and privacy protection
Best practices, articles and resources for the university’s IT experts

Latest Blog Posts

Upcoming Events

  1. Cloud Security Knowledge Course

    October 17 @ 9:30 am - October 18 @ 4:30 pm
  2. EDUCAUSE Live! Webinar Shifting to Security Awareness 2.0

    October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  3. Information Security Risk – from a Business, Administrative and Technical Perspective

    October 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
  4. EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

    October 31 - November 3

Latest Videos: Information Security in 2 minutes

“If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.”
Kahlil Gibran

Meet Patch and the Nefarious Crew


Nothing is phishy over here...

Here phishy, phishy, phishy!


Don't download one!

I’ve got an infectious personality


Your Data Protector!

Hackers don’t stand a chance when Patch is on the scene!


Your Worst Nightmare!

How about a little peek at your data?


Likes to snack on weak passwords!

Come on, click on the sketchy link, I dare ya!