Have you received a possible phishing email? Updated resources are now available

Have you received a possible phishing email? Updated resources are now available By Kathleen McLeod   The University of Toronto’s Information Security and Enterprise Architecture (ISEA) team is dedicated to keeping information secure for staff, students and faculty alike. The Security Matters website now features an updated Report an Incident section for members of the University community who suspect…

Phishing scams target job-seeking students

By Kathleen McLeod   Since May 25, Information Security and Enterprise Architecture(ISEA) has received several reports of a phishing scam that targets University of Toronto (U of T) students by offering various summer work opportunities. The phishing emails approach students with a job vacancy and prompt the recipient to divulge personal information in order to be considered for the…

Can machine learning make us more cyber aware?

Machine learning has gone from rags to riches over the last decade: once dismissed as a computer scientist’s pipe dream, we now live in the time of the ‘Great A.I. Awakening’ where Google Brain, neural networks and the University of Toronto’s own Vector Institute are no longer niche references for computer scientists. Machine learning has become part of the…