IT Security

Adopting IT Security best practices can keep you safe while using the Internet. Know about all the security tips and measures implemented at Douglas College  to minimize risks and to protect not only your personal information but also Douglas College’s data.

Tips for Online Safety


Read and follow these security measures to minimize cyber risks - https://collegedouglas.sharepoint.com/sites/students/SitePages/Tips-for-Online-Safety.aspx

Recommendations and standards for passwords, Wi-Fi & USB


Read to know about recommended password standards and guidelines for using Wi-Fi, USB and more - https://collegedouglas.sharepoint.com/sites/students/SitePages/Recommendations-and-standards-for-passwords,-Wi-Fi-%26-USB-passwords.aspx

Beware of Phishing


Phishing is a practice used by cybercriminals to trick internet users into revealing confidential information or installing malicious software. Read to know more about phishing, burst some common myths and equip yourself to identify phishing attacks, if you are faced with one  - https://collegedouglas.sharepoint.com/sites/students/SitePages/Beware-of-Phishing.aspx

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)


Starting November 2021, Douglas College will be enabling the use of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) to better protect students' College email accounts and other applications from cybercriminals. Be an early adopter and stand a chance to win exclusive prizes. More details on the set up, background on MFA and prizes will be posted here - https://collegedouglas.sharepoint.com/sites/students/SitePages/Set-up-multi-factor-authentication.aspx

Students Helping Students

Students Helping Students is a service that offers troubleshooting support for issues related to IT services and online learning tools. 

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