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.