Like getting your steps in or lifting from your knees, secure habits keep you safe and your online reputation healthy. This October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month — a collaborative effort between government and organizations like ours to ensure everyone has the resources and knowledge they need to stay secure at work and at home. In the coming weeks, we’ll share a variety of resources to help you outsmart cyber threats and protect you and your family from online attacks. We encourage you to read and share the information with your colleagues, friends and family. When it comes to cybersecurity, knowledge is power. Join us this October in the fight against cybercrime!
The Sask Polytech Password Manager allows you to manage your own account. You must be enrolled in the
system to be able to reset your password or unlock your account on your
own in the future. You will require a mobile device number and/or an alternate (personal) email to enrol in the system. If you haven't already enrolled in the system, visit our enrollment site.
Once you have enrolled in the system you will be able to:
A common way for potential attackers to find
information is over social media. Have you ever replied to a "friend"
request or seen a post to share this type of information
The answers to the social
media post above are three of the most common security password reset
questions companies ask for highlighted above. Armed with this information an attacker is
well on their way to gaining access to your account
Have you been breached or are aware of a Cyber incident? Here are some contact numbers to follow up with depending on the circumstance:
Local authorities for criminal activity
Canadian Anti-Fraud Center - 1-888-495-8501
Canadian Centre for Cyber Security
Canada's main credit reporting:
Service Canada - 1-800-O-Canada
Sask PolyTech credentials
Junk and Phishing Email Reporting Tool lets you easily report possible
phishing and junk email for analysis to help improve the effectiveness
of our email protection technologies.
From the Outlook ribbon, you can click Report as Junk , Report as Phishing , or Report as Not Junk to send a report for analysis.
add-in is available today on all employee machines and we encourage you
to use it. For more information on how to use this reporting tool,
click on this link to learn more.
As always, if you are unsure of the validity of an email, or have
replied to or clicked on an unfamiliar link, please contact the Helpdesk