Information Security Office

Welcome to the Information Security Office site.  This business unit exists within the IT Services department to help the University community meet the following goals:

  1. Create and enforce a comprehensive information security program, including standards, procedures and guidelines.
  2. Monitor and report on illegal access activity, as well as inappropriate data exfiltration of research information and personal data.
  3. Report current threats to the University community in a timely manner.
  4. Promote Information Security Awareness both within the institution and in the local community.

This site has been created to provide resources to help you secure your online experience and protect you from those that would steal your identity, password and other important information.

The content listed in the menu on the left side of this page will help you navigate the ever-changing world of information security.  There are links to common security requests, information pages, and detailed descriptions of current and past threats.  If you can't find what you're looking for, don't hesitate to reach out for additional information.

The mention of any company, product, or service in the above video does not constitute an endorsement by the University of Lethbridge.


For assistance with any of the security information found on this site, or for additional questions/concerns, please contact the Information Security Office.

Additional Information

For IT-related requests and questions, contact the Solutions Centre, or continue browsing the IT Services website. You will find service-status information, tutorials, FAQs, best practices and services that individual members of the community should familiarize themselves with to enhance their learning experience at the University of Lethbridge.

Security Tips and Tricks

There are a variety of information security organizations that have created some great advice and tips for end users.  On occasion we may feature a video from these groups to help you understand a little more about the featured topic.

We welcome your feedback. If you have ideas you think could be featured, let us know and we will consider sharing it.