IT Security at Ryerson
Information technology is an essential part of our day-to-day work and social lives. As the internet becomes increasingly hostile, the university constantly works to fend off attackers who attempt to hijack accounts, steal information or extort money. But Ryerson cannot protect every individual from every attempt by attackers.
Your help is crucial
By becoming aware of possible threats and vulnerabilities, you can help protect yourself as well as Ryerson. Here are some important things you can do:
- Know the common traits of phishing emails and how to report and delete them.
- Install and allow automatic updates for antivirus software.
- Use two-factor authentication because passwords don’t provide enough protection for your Ryerson account and everything it can access.
Our Cybersecurity Awareness Month campaign in October 2020 has now concluded and we are in the process of contacting prize winners. Find details for the: