Information Security

Information security

TRU information security governance includes policies, standards and a committee which help you and the university say secure.


Information security news

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: “What’s in a name?”

Do you know the difference between malware, viruses, worms, adware, spyware and trojans? Watch for Information Security’s blog post to find out why you should—and look for more valuable tips during Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

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Duo Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Enrollment Schedule

Why DUO MFA? Your network credentials provide access to email, the TRU Employee portal, Moodle, Microsoft Cloud Services (including Office, Teams and OneDrive) and other network resources. In December 2020, over 17 unsuspecting TRU employees opened a malicious email message, clicked on a scam link and provided their user credentials to a fake website.  The...

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Phish Alert Reporting button now available on all devices

KnowBe4’s Phish Alert button gives TRU users a safe way to forward suspected email threats to the Information Security team for analysis.  The button also deletes the email from the user’s inbox to prevent future exposure. All with just one click! The Phish Alert Button (PAB) add-in will be available from any open email in...

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TRU Partners with Varonis for Data Protection

The TRU Information Security Office has been working closely with Varonis (an industry leading platform that is built to protect the world’s most valuable and vulnerable data), to identify stale data, as well as stale sensitive data, hosted on TRU’s network storage devices.  Protecting the data that you may have access to is critical to...

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