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UPDATED Tips for Students

January 26, 2023

Cybercrime is on the rise! As an institution, UBC is a high-value target that is under constant attack by cybercriminals.

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Web Analytics and Web Marketing – the Privacy Issues

January 03, 2023

What information is it okay for departments to collect about you when you visit UBC websites and engage with UBC social media accounts?

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Student & Employee Investigations – the Privacy Issues

January 03, 2023

What information can be disclosed when a student or employee is being investigated for accusations of misconduct? To whom can this information be disclosed? What happens if the confidentiality of the parties involved is breached?

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Preventing fraudulent changes to the direct deposit information of UBC staff

December 23, 2022

UBC Cybersecurity is aware of multiple Payroll Direct Deposit phishing campaigns in progress and we need your help to identify and report these attacks as they happen.

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Targeted Phishing Attack Underway - "Reply Chain"

December 23, 2022

We are seeing an increase in phishing and fraudulent emails at UBC. This latest campaign is very sophisticated with the end goal likely to enable ransomware attacks.

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Cyber Safe Gift Guide

November 28, 2022

Whether you’re giving a gadget, receiving one, or treating yourself these holidays — the Government of Canada has prepared this Cyber Safe Gift Guide to help you a

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