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Phishing for fraud prevention

March 28, 2018 — 
Recently, Information Security & Compliance sent all U of M employees a simulated phishing email during National Fraud Prevention Month in March. The simulated phishing email pretended to be from the university’s payroll department and contained the subject line, “Important notice regarding your tax information.”

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Your password and usage agreement acceptance is expiring. Don't lose access to your accounts!

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Your password and usage agreement acceptance is expiring starting March 26

February 26, 2018 — 
Password expirations and usage agreement re-acceptances will start being enforced on March 26, 2018. It’s the second phase of the launch of the university’s new identity and access management service, called signUM.

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Keep What’s Private, Private

January 23, 2018 — 
It is critical to guard your online privacy — not only to protect your professional and personal reputation, but also to protect your identity and finances!

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U of M makes the grade in cyber security awareness!

November 24, 2017 — 
University of Manitoba staff and faculty are thinking before they click.

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How to stay safe in cyberspace

October 13, 2017 — 
Cyber security is an ongoing pursuit.

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Think before you click!

October 3, 2017 — 
It is currently estimated that globally, more than half of all emails are spam – and the number of spam containing malicious attachments is on the rise.

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Gartner® Core IT Research tools now available for students

September 21, 2017 — 
Need current trends or research for an information technology-themed major project or paper? Have you taken a look at the Gartner® Core IT Research site yet? Gartner is a leading provider of unbiased, in-depth research on the global IT industry. It is offered for free through U of M Information Services & Technology (IST) and U of M Libraries and is accessible to all registered students at the U of M.

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Gartner a new fress service for researchers

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Now Available: Technology-related insight for higher education

August 31, 2017 — 
Information Services & Technology (IST) and UM Libraries have partnered to bring you free, campus-wide access to the Gartner® Core Information Technology Research for higher education institutions.

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Emergency broadcast testing on June 22

June 12, 2017 — 
At 12 noon on June 22, there will will be a test of the Emergency Broadcast Towers on the Fort Garry campus

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New identity management service launches June 11

June 5, 2017 — 
The new service, called signUM, will provide a number of immediate and future improvements including a modernized user experience, improved security and a preferred name option.

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