Information and Communications Technology comprises computing technology (computers, servers, storage systems, peripherals), communications technology (networks, phones) and associated applications and software.
The ICT portfolio encompasses a broad spectrum of activities to ensure that the ICT environment meets the needs of the broad university community, that the investments and decisions we make align with the strategic directions of the university and that we appropriately manage risks.
Oct 31, 2013
The end of October brings a close to National Cyber Security Awareness Month—an opportunity to create awareness of cyber security issues and to learn about protecting ourselves. Throughout the month of October we shared our top 10 recommended IT security tips via our Twitter page @ICT_usask.
Oct 25, 2013
Mobile devices, including smart phones, laptops, tablets, USBs, external hard drives and other removable media are convenient and easy to use. They are capable of storing and processing large amounts of information without having a fixed physical location, and they are highly portable.
Oct 18, 2013
Phishing is a cyber-crime where targeted individuals are contacted via email by someone posing as a legitimate institution. These emails may contain links to fake institution websites whose look and feel is identical to the legitimate one. Some of these fake websites are so well done that...