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Information Security

UBC relies on your help to preserve the security and integrity of the information on our campus. The following resources are here to help.

Learn More About Information Security At UBC

You can learn more about information security at UBC through the UBC Information Security Office.

The chief information officer (CIO) of UBC provides Information Security Standards to help you learn more about keeping your information at UBC secure. These standards are required to comply with UBC information security policy.

For technical details about UBC’s information security requirements, please see the Information Security Manual.

UBC derives its information security mandate from UBC Policy #104: Acceptable Use and Security of UBC Electronic Information and Systems.

Administrative heads at UBC can learn more about how the Information Security Programme at UBC helps to protect your assets.

Learn More About Privacy at UBC

UBC’s University Counsel office provides a Guide to Access and Privacy at UBC. Faculty and staff can use the Privacy Impact Assessment tool to assess the privacy risk of their data.

Physical Safety and Security

If you have a concern about the physical safety of anyone on campus, contact UBC Campus Security. In an emergency, please dial 911.

Incident Response

If you become aware of a breach in information security, contact the Information Technology Service Centre (ITSC) through the IT Service Help Desk.



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