National Cyber Security Awareness Month
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month!
Cyber Security Awareness Month is a nationally recognized effort sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Alliance, National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO), and Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center to raise cyber security awareness across the country and to empower citizens, businesses, government and schools to improve their cyber security preparedness.
In support of Cyber Security Awareness Month, ITS will focus on a different cybersecurity issue for each week and will be providing a number of educational resources:
Week 1: October 2-6, 2017
STOP.THINK.CONNECT.: Simple Steps to Online Safety
Week 2: October 9-13, 2017
Cybersecurity in the Workplace is Everyone’s Business
Week 3: October 16-20, 2017
Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet
Week 4: October 23-27, 2017
The Internet Wants YOU: Consider a Career in Cybersecurity
Week 5: October 30-31, 2017
Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Threats
Additional information and resources on cyber issues and implementing sound cyber security practices are also available at the following websites: