Information Security

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About the program

Building a world-class program that enables the Academy requires a collaborative approach that puts people first.

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Guidelines on using AI responsibly

As artificial intelligence becomes a crucial part of various systems, it’s important to exercise caution when working with AI systems to ensure data privacy and security.

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Standards and guidelines

The baseline information security framework is designed to assist you in making informed decisions and navigate regulatory and legal requirements.

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Guidelines on privacy and security for mobile apps

Learn how smartphone apps can pose significant security and privacy risks to yourself and U of T data.

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DUO updates

Updates and announcements

February 26, 2024

Duo interface changes take effect March 21

Exciting changes are coming to Duo, the University of Toronto’s trusted mobile app for multi-factor authentication. These changes will improve the MFA authentication experience for U of T students, faculty and staff.

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Security in a highly mobile world

“Remote” teaching, learning, research, and work is the new normal. Review our remote work guide to stay safe online and collaborate with confidence.

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Expect Ransomware!

Ransomware is one of the biggest threats today.  Learn how to protect yourself, your data, and your devices.

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Security Matters

We must work together to keep ourselves, our data, and the University safe. Learn more about information security and find awareness materials on the Security Matters website.