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McMaster University

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Here you will find information on: Encryption and password protection, Mobile Devices (cell phones, laptops, USB keys), Wi-Fi Security (on public networks, and when traveling to other institutions), Passwords (best practices), IT Security (contacts, anti-virus software, spam/phishing emails, network drive security), and Resources (confidential waste bins, privacy impact assessments, other resources).


Confidential Waste Bin

    • To request a confidential waste bin from Facility Services place an online service request or call ext. 24740.

    • The service is bi-weekly and costs $14.00. Confidential Waste Bin distribution is managed by the Director, Custodial Services.


    • Eduroam provides roaming wireless network access for students, staff and faculty at partner institutions.

Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)

Computer Services Unit (CSU) - Faculty of Health Sciences

Government of Canada