Steps for Reporting
Important note: Online sexual exploitation of children must be immediately reported to the Calgary Police Service. You may also report crimes of this nature anonymously to the Canadian Centre for Child Protection.
A shared computer is used by more than one person, either at the same time (such as a timesharing system) or at different times (like a workstation in the office or lab).
Security is more difficult to maintain when utilizing shared systems because the safety of technology depends on the trust people have in each other and on whether the system/computer is correctly configured and secure.
Cybercriminals are Clever.
Use every opportunity to protect yourself.
Cybercriminals can use your information to access and re-access your accounts if you do not update, change and remove all previous account recovery information.
Cybersecurity in a Nutshell
Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting systems, networks and programs from digital attacks that are usually aimed at accessing, changing, or destroying sensitive information.
Privacy and FOIP
Since 1999, the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act has applied to local public bodies such as school boards, health authorities, and post-secondary educational institutions, including the University of Calgary.
The University and all of its staff members have both rights and obligations under FOIP. Learn more about UCalgary's Information Security Data Classification Standard
If you are working with Level 3: Confidential or Level 4: Restricted data:
Visit our Social Media Awareness page for more information about protecting yourself online.
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