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McMaster Cyber Security Resources: Working from Home

We all have a role to play in keeping information secure at McMaster. Your responsibilities as a member of the extended IT Security team are to Identify, Report, and Delete.

It will become increasingly important for all members of the McMaster community to be extra vigilant in protecting their credentials. In a way, we are all members of the McMaster IT Security team let’s do an amazing job together! This page is your one-stop resource for all cyber security training resources, information, and updates as the campus works remotely. 

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Get tech ready for fall 2021 Learn More

Be sure to check out what’s new to make the most of your online tools and experience with Back to Mac.

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We all have a role to play Learn More

Learn more about your cyber security responsibilities as you work from home

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Cyber security checklist Learn More

A checklist to help you secure your work from home environment and avoid cyber attacks. 

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Join the McMaster Cyber Security Squad Learn More

You can help protect our online environment by joining the Marauder Cybersecurity Squad  as a cyber security champion.

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Zoom video conferencing: Best practices for privacy and security Learn More

This article provides McMaster Zoom users with some best practices to protect their privacy and the privacy of others.

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Learn how to spot malicious emails Learn More

Help us keep our online environment safe and learn how to spot phishing, malicious software & more!

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Data storage tips and tricks Learn More

Learn how to store your data safely by following the McMaster Document Storage Guidelines

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Recommended service for added malware protection Learn More

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has launched a service that offers additional protection against malware and phishing threats for those working from home.

McMaster Phishing Alerts

Please see below recent malicious emails that are circulating in the community. Please keep an eye out for these communications and report them to is-spam@mcmaster.ca. For other recent examples, please join the “Phishing Awareness at McMaster” group on Microsoft Teams. Always remember to Identify, Report, and Delete.

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