Scammers are not ‘social distancing’ when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As hundreds of courses go online this week, the university community is embracing a brave new world – one that would not have been possible without a spirit of flexibility, collaboration and resilience across campus, Western e-learning experts say.
Western is aware that LifeLabs, a health-care laboratory test company, has experienced a cyber-attack that involved unauthorized access to its computer systems. This resulted in the potential exposure of personal information of approximately 15 million client accounts.
Halloween has come and gone, but I have something scary I’d still like to share with you – the subject of phishing emails.
Demonstrating dedication from faculties to research, from libraries to technology, presented here are winners of the 2019 Western Awards of Excellence, the highest honour for staff member achievement.
Did you know that October is Cyber Security Awareness Month? Study after study state that the most effective tool for cyber security is awareness and building a strong culture of cyber resiliency. At Western, we call this being Cybersmart.
As the new academic year kicks off at Western, the university is introducing a new communication tool to alert the campus community in the event of an emergency.
Computer network services will be interrupted in several campus buildings early Sunday morning while scheduled maintenance takes place. During the interruption, some emergency ‘blue phones’ – the standalone campus phone booths marked ‘EMERGENCY’ – will be out of...
Canadian postsecondary institutions are now finding strength in numbers when combating cyberattacks. Western has joined forces with 27 other colleges and universities across the country to combat cyberattacks as part of the CANARIE Network Joint Security Project,...
Western’s OWL will land later this week with a fresh look and a host of new features for users from veteran faculty members to first-year students, Western Technology Services (WTS) representatives announced today.