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World Backup Day 2019: What is your backup plan?

March 29, 2019

If you use a computer or mobile device for long enough, chances are that something will eventually go wrong, resulting in the loss of important files, documents, or photos.

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Data Privacy Day

International Data Privacy Day, January 28, 2019

January 23, 2019

As an official 2019 Data Privacy Day champion, UBC is spreading the word with tips and resources on how to protect and safeguard information security throughout this week. 

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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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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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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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