Information Security

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About us

Information security at U of T is about enabling the mission of the University while protecting our people, data and systems against security risks.

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Guidelines on using AI responsibly

Advancements in AI that have opened new doors and opportunities. Learn how we can capitalize on these developments while minimizing risks to security and privacy.

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Information Security framework

The Information Security framework includes policies, standards and guidelines to help you address security risks.

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Guidelines on privacy and security for mobile apps

Learn how to identify security and privacy risks on smartphone apps and protect yourself and U of T data.

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Secure your accounts with 1Password

June 25, 2024

Password re-use is a significant contributor to data breaches, as stolen credentials can be exploited to gain unauthorized access to other accounts. To address this vulnerability, the University of Toronto has acquired 5,000 1Password Business licenses for staff, faculty and librarians.

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Work safely wherever you are

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

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Protect yourself from ransomware

Ransomware is one of the biggest security threats today. Check out our guide on how to protect yourself from ransomware and other malware.

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Enhance your online security

We must work together to keep ourselves, our data and the University safe. Visit the Security Matters website for guidance on how to stay safe online and protect yourself from security threats.