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UBC Information Security Standards Review - Draft Amendments

October 24, 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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Network Security Upgrades

UBC Vancouver Network Security Upgrade

October 24, 2018

On Thursday, November 1st, 2018, new network security upgrades at the Vancouver campus will add a layer of protection from malicious, high-risk websites that may jeopardize the university network.

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2018

October 01, 2018

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a joint effort by government and business leaders from across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand to put into effect better practices and safeguards to combat cybercri

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Former McGill student wins $350,000 lawsuit after ex logs into email account and deletes acceptance email

June 25, 2018

A story made national headlines last week when former McGill University student Eric Abramovitz was awarded $350,000 in a lawsuit against his ex-girlfriend who logged into his email account and derailed his musical career.

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Launch of UBC Cybersecurity Confidential Communications website

June 05, 2018

In a continued effort to increase the dialogue and transparency about cybersecurity at UBC, we have launched a new UBC Cybersecurity Confidential Communications website at https://cc.cybers

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Advanced Malware Protection to be deployed this June at UBC's Okanagan Campus

June 04, 2018

As part of the ongoing effort to prevent malware on the UBC network, UBC Cybersecurity will be deploying Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) at UBC's Okanagan campus.

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