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A Recent Study Conducted Indicated Security Concerns Regarding PINs That Are Rarely Updated

Everyone’s routine has been affected drastically with the ongoing pandemic. As we all move to the regular use of our credit and debit cards, how much can you trust the codes in the PINs?

A new study that was conducted by School of Computer Science and led by our very own Professor, Dr Hassan Khan including colleague Dr Rozita Dara and Dr Adam Aviv from George Washington University revealed that the safety of the Personal Identification Numbers ( PINs) depends on how often an individual update their code.

Students in U of G's Cybersecurity and Intelligence Threat program

U of G Partners with Mitacs to Enhance opportunities for Graduate students in Cybersecurity

As the University of Guelph takes the top rank among Canadian universities for Experiential Learning, it is a pleasure to announce our partnership with Mitcas for students in University of Guelph's Master of cybersecurity and threat intelligence (MTCI). Mitcas is a national wide recognized research organization that interconnects the skills and experiences in the field of industry, academia and government. The main goal of the initiative is to establish over 100 internships over the next five years for the students in the graduate program.

SoCS Faculty Awarded Tier 2 Canada Research Chair

The School of Computer Science is proud to announce that one of our faculty members, Dr. Ali Dehghantanha, has been awarded a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) from the federal Government of Canada. Earlier today, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Industry, Navdeep Bains, announced a $195-million federal investment in the CRC program that included the bestowing of 259 new and renewed chairships at institutions across Canada.

Saint John, N.B. cityscape

City of Saint John Ransomware Attack

With over two weeks passing since the City of Saint John was forced to shut down its online systems due to a ransomware attack, city officials are refusing to share details about how the attack happened, which systems and data were targeted, and what the city is planning to do in response.

2020 SOCS Undergraduate Student Awards

2020 SOCS Undergraduate Student Awards

Each year, the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) celebrates the outstanding achievements of its students with awards that recognize academic accomplishments, community engagement, leadership, innovation, and volunteerism. Many of these awards are made possible by alumni and friends of CEPS, its departments and schools, and the University of Guelph.

The School of Computer Science is proud to highlight the following Bachelor of Computing award winners from our Computer Science and Software Engineering programs! 

Government of Canada Virtual Networking Event - October 27th to October 29th 2020

Government of Canada Virtual Networking Event

Wondering about a career in government? Want to hear from Guelph alumni about potential career pathways to Government Departments and Agencies?

Our Government of Canada Virtual Networking Event can help you learn more!

Engage with Government Departments and Agencies from the comfort of home.

This unique opportunity is exclusive to U of G students and includes opportunities to:

2020 Virtual Graduate Preview Week - University of Guelph

Virtual Graduate Studies Preview Week 2020

Looking to further your education? Join us this week, Monday, October 19th to Friday, October 23rd, as we take our event virtual with 1-hour live chats! 

Learn more about the diverse 100+ graduate programs available at the University of Guelph and connect with faculty, staff, and students to get answers to your questions and learn more about the programs that interest you. 

Laura Gatto's PhD Defence is on Sept 9th at 11:00am (via Zoom)

Computational Sciences PhD Candidate, Laura Gatto, will defend her Ph.D. Dissertation, entitled "Barriers to Employment and Equal Pay for Disadvantaged Groups" on Wednesday September 9th, 2020 at 11:00AM on Zoom. Details below.

New Art Collection in Reynolds

A new art collection is in the process of being put up in the front entryway of Reynolds, titled "Modern Pandemic". This art collection consists of prints from the Bachinski Chu Print Study Collection. The exhibit that used to reside here, titled "Interplay", has been moved to the basement for further viewing.

While we can't rush to Reynolds to see the new exhibit until we are all back together again, we have included some photos of the pieces that are currently up, courtesy of Sarah Mousseau.