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Information Security & Compliance – Security Starts with You!

Our goal is to maintain and enhance the security and integrity of information, computing resources and technology at the U of M so you can be confident that your information is protected.

Get Informed

Protection of accounts and access is important to us. To understand your responsibilities, please review the Use of Computer Facilities Policy and the Procedures and Computer Accounts Agreement at: View your account Usage Agreement here.


Avoid Being Phished!

  • Do not Give Up Personal Information - The UofM will not ask for your password by email
  • Do not Click Links without Checking - Mouse over links to see the actual destination.
  • Do not Open Unexpected Attachments - Malware, Viruses, and Scams are common.

Don’t Let Your Device be the Weak Link

  • Maintain a clean device free of malware with regular system checks.
  • Update your security software, browsers and operating system
  • Restrict access with a password, pin and encrypt your external drives and USB storage.
  • Beware of unknown or untrusted networks.
  • Learn the privacy settings of your social media apps and be comfortable with what you share.

Keep in Touch with Us

Report information security incidents when you see them. Phishing, Viruses and Email Scams? Incidents in computer labs, loss, theft or damage of a device, media or paper records? Report incidents to the IT Service Desk or Visit for more information.

If you need further assistance don't hesitate to contact the IST Service Desk

Phone: 204-474-8600, Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

  • Fort Garry, 123 Fletcher Argue Building, Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Bannatyne, 230 Neil John Maclean Library, Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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