Cyber Security & CapU

      • Capilano University promotes cyber security which is the body of technology, processes and practices designed to protect devices and networks from cybercrime attacks. IT Services have implemented several technologies to help protect Capilano University devices, networks and accounts:

        • Spam filters to protect Capilano Univesity employee email accounts against phishing attempts and suspicious attachments that may infect computers.
        • Office 365 spam and connection filters to protect Capilano University student email accounts against phishing attempts and suspicious attachments that may infect computers.
        • Firewalls to help protect all of Capilano University wired and wireless networks from internet attacks which may attempt to gain access to information on campus devices.
        • Anti-virus and anti-spyware software to protect against malware and ransomware attacks on Capilano University owned computers.
        • Regular software and operating system updates which fix known vulnerabilities that cybercriminals try to exploit.
        • Security tools for early detection of ransomware attacks on Capilano University owned computers.
        • Real-time analysis of security alerts to enable quicker responses to cybercrime attacks.

        These precautions allow Capilano University to get ahead of cybercriminals, however rapidly changing technology continues to increase the risk of compromise to campus computers and networks. By being informed and protecting yourself against cybercrime, you become one of Capilano University's allies in the promotion of cyber security. You can become informed by reading our materials on how to protect yourself.