Stay safe on your mobile device


Target audience: McGill faculty, students and staff

This article provides some guidelines for staying safe when using your mobile device.

In this article:

The importance of staying safe when using your mobile device

Whenever you use your mobile device, your personal information and device are vulnerable to a variety of cyber threats, such as malware and hacking attempts. Following these online safety guidelines will help reduce the risk to your data and device.

Download the poster

Download the poster "Smart tips to protect your mobile device"(pictured below) and display in a prominent area of your department. See poster text in the following section.

Image of mobile device safety factsheet poster


Safety on your mobile device: Key points