Information Technology Services (ITS)

Cyber Security Awareness Month

Published on: November 6, 2015

Cyber Security Awareness Month Digest
October was Cyber Security Awareness Month. Information Technology Services shared a number of useful cyber security tips to help raise awareness about online security. 

The following is a digest of the October campaign:

  1. “Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don’t let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.” – C.Stoll
  2. New password policy options for a better and stronger password
  3. 6 Simple Mobile Security Tips
  4. “It’s OK to phone someone for confirmation if you think an email is suspicious.”  
  5. Thanks to , you can fight a cyber villain & learn a few things about security.
  6. “Don’t reuse passwords between different sites. Consider using a password manager.” #UofTCyberAware #UofT #CyberAware
  7. Are you two steps ahead? Securing your personal accounts with 2-step authentication where available is the way to go! Check out the video on 2-step authentication.
  8. Relax when travelling, but prepare and be aware! Cybersecurity tips for travelling.
  9. Top 10 Online Safety Practices from Public Safety Canada
  10. UTM’s Top 10 Security Tips Hackers Don’t Want You to Know