VOLUME 49, ISSUE 17 (February 06, 2023)

Canada’s cybersecurity agency rethinks guidelines as concerns over TikTok’s security threats grow
TikTok is currently facing allegations of excessive data harvesting and privacy violations, spurring government regulators to closely monitor the popular social media app.

Recently, Canada’s Communications Security Establishment (CSE) has been warning Canadians about sharing data online—a move that comes after the Chinese-owned…

Reevaluating the University-Mandated Leave of Absence Policy
Professor Sandy Welsh discusses the proposed revisions and renaming of the UMLAP—a policy that allows U of T to forcibly place students on leave—to reinforce the policy’s purpose of offering compassionate support to students under distress.

On January 24, 2023, Professor Sandy Welsh, vice provost of students, presented revisions to be made to the University-Mandated Leave…