Cyber Security Awareness Month tip sheets

In today’s connected world, everyone can benefit from incorporating small cyber security practices into their daily lives. Keeping your work and personal information safe from cyber criminals accessing, changing and/or destroying it is everyone’s responsibility.

For example, did you know that the most common way to spread malicious software is through attachments? Stop, think before opening that unexpected file or picture – ask your friend or your classmates if it is real. Forward emails with suspicious links and attachments to: report.phishing@utoronto.ca.

For more tips on how to spot phishing emails, browse the web safely and how to keep your information secure while at work and during travel, check out our tips sheets.

The ITS education and awareness Security Matters blog also offers additional resources tailored to university staff, students and faculty members’ particular habits.

If you have any questions and/or feedback, please contact us at its.eda@utoronto.ca.