Security and Privacy Tips

Best Practices for using Email at York University

  • Share your email address with only trusted sources.
  • Keep your personal information personal; don't share bank, credit card or Social Insurance information via email.
  • Treat your password like a toothbrush: change it regularly and don't share it with anyone.
  • Don't open attachments from anyone you don't know.
  • Make sure you log out of your account when finished, especially if you are using a public computer.