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ITS teams share their personal security tips while working remotely

To help inspire and assist others in using caution while working online, ITS teams across the tri-campus community shared their tips and habits about how to practise cyber security while working remotely. We asked: “How are you, personally, and your team collectively practicing cyber security while you work remotely?” This is what we heard back…

Microsoft Teams users: watch for impersonation phishing attack

Microsoft Teams users should be weary of an impersonation phishing attack that is currently circulating. The attack mimics message notifications from the popular communication platform in order to steal Office 365 credentials from unsuspecting users.

Refresh your security practices with ITS’ resource collection

The University of Toronto (U of T) community has access to a variety of resources and educational materials on the topic of cyber security. Staff, faculty and students are encouraged to use these resources to help spread awareness and educate themselves on cyber security best practices for their workspace (at home or in the office), ... Read More

CSAM Trivia: week 3 — test your knowledge!

What have you learned about cyber security from this week's University of Toronto CSAM resources and material? Show off your knowledge by playing week two of a four-week trivia challenge! Each successful participant will be entered into a raffle to win an Amazon gift card.

Enrol in UTORMFA to protect your accounts and data

A new MFA service — called UTORMFA — is available to University of Toronto (U of T) faculty, researchers, librarians and staff across the tri-campus community. It offers an extra layer of protection to accounts and data as well as enhances the institution’s overall cyber security posture. (See full list of benefits below).

CSAM Trivia: week 2 — test your knowledge!

What have you learned about cyber security from this week's University of Toronto CSAM resources and material? Show off your knowledge by playing week two of a four-week trivia challenge! Each successful participant will be entered into a raffle to win an Amazon gift card.

Working remotely? U of T tech resources have you covered!

Since March, the ITS team has worked tirelessly to provide support and solutions to the entire University community to ensure WFH is accessible, comfortable and successful for everyone. Here is a list of resources that can assist with your WFH technical needs while navigating this time as a mobile workforce.

CSAM Trivia: week 1 — test your knowledge!

What have you learned about cyber security from this week's University of Toronto CSAM resources and material? Show off your knowledge by playing week one of a four-week trivia challenge! Each successful participant will be entered into a raffle to win an Amazon gift card.

Get to know your Information Security Team: webinar panel

As part of Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM) 2020, the Information Security team is hosting a virtual panel discussion, open to University of Toronto (U of T) staff and faculty. This webinar is an opportunity to meet and hear from Information Security team members who are working on important and innovative initiatives within Information Technology ... Read More

Quercus: New tools to enhance remote teaching/learning

Quercus is the University of Toronto’s (U of T) web-based platform that instructors and students use to access course content, interact with one another, explore a range of tools and more. With the increase in virtual classrooms this year, Information Technology Services’ Academic and Collaborative Technologies (ACT) team recently released new additions to the academic ... Read More