With the end of national cybersecurity month, staff in Information Technology Services look back on a successful awareness campaign focused on themes of general security, phishing, passwords, and safe browsing.
“We’ve received a lot of positive feedback from the campus community on the materials shared,” says Kevin Macnaughton, team leader security in IT Services. “It’s encouraging to see community members reach out to the department and recognize more early signs of potential security attacks.”
In October, the cybersecurity website received 500 unique viewers, and the department experienced increased reports of phishing and inquiries to have antivirus software installed on personal devices.
To measure the impact of the campaign and further inform future cybersecurity communication to the campus, IT Services staff asks the campus community to fill out this short survey.
All of the cybersecurity information will continue to be located on the website at uwindsor.ca/cybersecurity, which will be updated regularly with best practices and current threats.