Fostering teambuilding and communication to transform the workplace
On December 2, 2019, Information Technology staff participated in an interactive Teamwork, Communication, and Trust workshop, facilitated by Sylvie Rimbach, Performance and Training Specialist from Algonquin College.
Changes coming to multi-factor authentication January 22, 2020
Last year, multi-factor authentication (MFA) was introduced to add more security to uOttawa support staff accounts. Information Technology is happy to announce that MFA will be moving to the cloud, like Office 365. This will enhance your account security and begin to provide you with a better user experience.
Security is everyone’s responsibility. To empower you in strengthening uOttawa’s overall security, we’ve enabled a new button in Outlook to Report suspicious email easily and immediately. Quick reporting of phishing helps reduce the success of malicious campaigns and helps us improve our spam filters.
Security is everyone’s responsibility. When we take small actions to protect personal privacy and security, we strengthen the University’s overall security and resiliency against cyber threats. Thanks for following along this month! Take additional steps to protect yourself and the University:
Email is one of the easiest ways to gather account information, credit card numbers and passwords. According to Symantec, it is estimated that over 156 million phishing emails are sent daily worldwide. If only 1% of these attempts are successful, over 1.5 million accounts are put at risk.