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Prevent copycats. Protect your data.

What are examples of information that cybercriminals look for?

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4 Tips to Protect Yourself against the Recent Increase in Fraudulent Emails at UBC

There has been an increase in spam and phishing emails recently that 'appear' to come from official UBC sources, but which are actually attempting to acquire confidential usernames and passwords (credentials).

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UBC IT 2012 Annual Report Now Available

Public spending cuts have threatened many institutions’ funding models in the first few years of this decade. UBC has responded to such pressure by providing innovation and an improved understanding of its customers.

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Adding Videos to Courses in Connect Just Got a Lot Easier with UBC Video Share

UBC Video Share powered by Kaltura is a new platform for uploading, storing, searching, and sharing videos fully integrated with UBC’s learning management system, Connect.

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Changes to Campus-Wide Login Password Policy

Passwords are a defense mechanism towards protecting personal information such as student records, banking data, employment history, along with a number of other confidential records.

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UBC Online Service Migration to the New University Data Centre

For many years, UBC's online services such as Vista, FASmail, and EAD have been hosted in the Leonard S. Klinck data centre. However, because of its age, the Klinck Data Centre has become too costly to maintain.

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Your mobile. Be safe.

Almost all of us use mobile devices (smartphones, tablet computers, laptops and USB drives.) Many of these devices are used to store personal information, which as UBC students, employees and faculty we have a duty to protect.

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You Have Mail

Emails and instant messaging are popular choices of communication methods that we use to contact one another. Hence, it’s not much of a surprise that cybercriminals commonly attack using these two channels of communications.

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UBC IT Website Redesign Improves Access to Information

UBC IT will be releasing a new website this summer, and the changes to the website will result in a better product to serve the UBC community.

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New EduCloud Server Service Now Available

EduCloud Server Service is the newest cloud computing service offered to the UBC community by UBC Information Technology that meets all provincial privacy requirements under the FIPPA legislation.  Like the current Virtual Server Service (VSS), E

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