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Free coffee and donut for students who update their signUM email account!

October 15, 2018 — 
Information Services and Technology will offer a free coffee and donut to every student who uses the Mobile Service Desk to update their signUM email account on October 23 and 24.

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Banner Enhancement Program: Phase One Upgrade

October 9, 2018 — 
Aurora INB will be upgraded to Aurora Banner 9 Administration Forms from 5 p.m. Wednesday, November 21 to 9 a.m. Monday, November 26.

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Cyber Security Awareness Month

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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

September 25, 2018 — 
Cyber Security Awareness Month is an internationally recognized campaign held each October to inform the public of the importance of cyber security.

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Password and usage agreements expiring next month

September 17, 2018 — 
The University’s new password standard and computer accounts usage agreement requires everyone to change passwords and re-accept the usage agreement on an annual basis.

Cyber Security checklist

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Cyber Security 101

September 10, 2018 — 
Just as you are revving up to get started, so are the latest scammers. To help you keep your data safe and secure, IST’s Information Security and Compliance team has developed an information safety checklist...


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IST’s Inaugural IT Day a Success!

August 20, 2018 — 
Quick. How is the university IT environment like a museum? Answer: It’s accessible but secure. In fact, you may not even be aware of all the security measures going on behind the scenes.

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U of M staff wins Canada’s Developer 30 Under 30 Award

July 9, 2018 — 
Congratulations to John Fedoruk for winning IT award!

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One man demonstating classroom technology to another

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Save some stress and sign up for classroom audiovisual demonstrations

June 26, 2018 — 
Want to take the stress out of the first day of teaching with feeling confident in how the electronic classroom operates? We can help!

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Legal Name Different Than your preferred last name?

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Preferred name option now available!

June 12, 2018 — 
The University of Manitoba recognizes that many individuals within our community use names other than their legal names to identify themselves. A preferred name is a first name that you commonly use that is different from your legal first name. Students are now able to set a preferred name in Aurora Student Self Service.

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How to spot a phishing email

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How to catch a phish

May 15, 2018 — 
Cybercriminals use phishing emails to manipulate people into doing what they want, including providing personal information such as banking or identification records. Because of this element of manipulating human emotions, phishing is considered a kind of social engineering.

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