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National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – celebrated every October - was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. Throughout the month of October, the National Cyber Security Alliance will provide a wide variety of easy-to-use, shareable resources to help spread the word, and each week will showcase a different cybersecurity topic.

October 23-27 - The Internet Wants You: Consider a Career in Cybersecurity

A key risk to our economy and security is the shortage of cybersecurity professionals to protect our extensive networks. Growing the next generation of a skilled cybersecurity workforce ‒ as well as training those already in the workforce ‒ is a starting point to building stronger defenses. 

October 16-20 - Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet

Your personal data is the fuel that makes smart devices work. While there are tremendous benefits of massive interconnectivity, it is critical to understand how to use cutting-edge technology in safe and secure ways.

Join us for two presentations this week to learn even more!

  • Online Privacy: Protect your Presence in the Cyberworld
    Sumesh Philip, Associate Professor of Computer Sciences
    Wednesday, October 18th: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
    Malpass Library 180 / video conference to QC 1102
    View presentation slides.
  • Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet
    Steve Frazier, Chief Information Officer
    Thursday, October 19th: 11:00 AM - Noon
    Malpass Library 180 / video conference to Riverfront 120

October 9-13 - Cybersecurity in the Workplace Is Everyone’s Business

Whatever your place of business ‒ whether it’s a large or small organization, healthcare provider, academic institution or government agency – creating a culture of cybersecurity from the breakroom to the board room is essential and a shared responsibility among all employees.

October 2-6 - STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™: Simple Steps to Online Safety

Staying safe and secure online is our shared responsibility. Here is easy-to-follow, actionable advice for everyone. STOP: make sure security measures are in place. THINK: about the consequences of your actions and behaviors online. CONNECT: and enjoy the internet. 

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