OCAD U has launched the first-ever student competition to raise awareness of digital security in an increasingly digital world. Students were challenged to create a campaign centered on any form of cybersecurity, ranging from hacking and malware prevention to data back-up and privacy.
Students’ submissions will be on display for two weeks beginning March 6 at 4 p.m., in the North end of the sixth floor hallway at 100 McCaul. OCAD U students will be given the opportunity to vote for the Students’ Choice Award by joining the 1D3NT1TY CR1515 Canvas course. Students wishing to vote will need to submit their ballot by March 9 at 1:00 p.m.
- First Place: $2000
- Second Place: $1000
- Student Choice: $100
- Nora Young, host of CBC’s radio show Spark, which reflects life steeped in technology and culture
- Brian Lesser, the Director of Computing and Communications Services at Ryerson University
- Jim Babbage, Solutions Consultant for Adobe Systems and professional photographer, web designer and teacher
- Richard Hunt, Assistant Professor of Design at OCAD U, with an expertise in typography, information design and research methods.
- Simone Jones, a multidisciplinary artist working in film, video, sculpture and electronics as well as a faculty member at OCAD U.
Winners will be announced at 4 p.m. Monday, March 9 at 49 McCaul St. at an event hosted by Andrew McAllister, Manager, Academic Computing. Submissions will be displayed on digital screens. All are invited to attend, refreshments provided. This event is sponsored by OCAD U Copy & Print Services.
For more information please contact:
Alea Drain, Assistant, IT Services
OCAD University, 416-977-6000 ext. 212