The pandemic has represented a period of hyper-speed digital transformation at higher education institutions across Canada. At Canada’s Higher Education Information Technology Conference (CANHEIT 2021) four Chief Information Officers sat down to share their pandemic reflections with IT professionals from across the country. Our Chief Information Officer, Martin Bernier, was not a panellist, but we were curious and wanted to hear our CIO had to say.
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Mobile devices introduce vulnerabilities that can lead to security threats. To mitigate some of the risks, the University is adopting a Mobile Device Management (MDM) approach. This will entail downloading an app onto University-issued and personal mobile devices. Support staff and professors who wish to maintain mobile device access to Office 365 applications and associated data, including uOttawa email and calendar, will be affected by this security endeavour. The project team will be contacting faculties and services in waves starting this summer.