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Data security & access

Please be aware there are specific countries or regions where online services such as Duo Mobile for UVic MFAZoomUVic VPN, or Microsoft 365 are currently blocked due to economic and trade sanctions enforced by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control

A list of affected countries or regions is available from University Systems.

Pre-departure assistance

If you are travelling to one of the affected countries or regions, please contact the Computer Help Desk for assistance prior to departure to discuss if there are any available options to access UVic information systems from your destination.

For further information and advice on data security as it pertains to international travel: University System's International travel and data security