IT Security at OCAD U

It's always a good idea to re-assess your own computer security!

IT Security Tips For Students

IT Security Tips for Faculty and Staff

Security Considerations for International Travel


Security awareness posters for 2018








Security services

Encryption is one of the most popular IT Security services. When your hard drive is encrypted only individuals with explicit authorization can access the data stored on it. To find out more see: How To Secure Your Computer With Encryption

We take online scams very seriously, and want to make sure that all members of the OCADU community are aware of targeted spam attacks. Being informed is one of the best ways to protect yourself from becoming a victim of online fraud. For examples of fraudulent emails see: Phishing Emails, Blocking Senders and Managing Junk Email

Security and privacy:

Security and privacy go hand in hand. If you follow our Security Awareness Tips above you will enhance your privacy as well! We also proudly support International Privacy Day on January 28, see:

Have a security issue but unsure what to do? Email us at and we can help!