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Network Security Upgrades

UBC Okanagan Network Security Upgrade

March 19, 2018

On Friday, March 23, 2018, we will be implementing network security upgrades at UBC’s Okanagan campus for university-based networks (wired connections and ubcsecure wireless).

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UBC Information Security Standards Review

March 07, 2018

To ensure that UBC’s confidential data and information systems are safe from a data breach, the university has Information Security Standards that govern the use and protection of university data and computing resources.

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Use of personal email accounts

January 30, 2018

At a time of increased awareness around data security, we would like to take this opportunity to remind you of the requirement to use UBC email systems for work purposes.

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Blocking Email Links: Why we use HXXP in emails

January 23, 2018

In the past few months, you may have noticed an increase of the use of “hxxp” to replace “http” at the start of URL links in email messages.

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Congratulations to the winners of the Lunch with Professor Ono Contest

January 08, 2018

Thank you to everyone who has completed their Privacy & Information Security Fundamentals training. The contest to enter to win Lunch with Professor Ono has now closed and we have selec

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Phishing attacks continue to advance, are you prepared?

December 19, 2017

It used to be fairly easy to spot a phishing attack. The offending emails were full of grammatical and spelling errors, linking back to obviously fake bank or email logins at unencrypted (http:// vs https://) web pages.

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