October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a global effort to help everyone stay protected whenever and however they connect. The overarching theme for the month is, “Do Your Part, #BeCyberSmart.” The Office of Information Security is proud to be a Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champion, supporting online safety throughout the year. We’re here to help every member of our community gain the knowledge and tools to #BeCyberSmart.
This year, the main focus areas of Cybersecurity Awareness Month will revolve around:
- Understanding and following general security hygiene for connected devices and home networks, whether on campus or remotely
- The importance of connected devices in the future of healthcare
- Strategies for managing protected information
- How users can protect themselves with password management and multifactor authentication.
- Awareness and reporting of phishing and social engineering campaigns
Check out the video below for some brief insights into the future of digital work and cybersecurity.
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- Welcome to Cybersecurity Awareness Month from CISO Kevin Hardcastle
- October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month
- Information Security Manager Brian Allen to Speak at Virtual Zeek Week 2020
- Meet Joe Susai, WUSM Chief Information Security Officer
- Cybersecurity Awareness Month Is Right Around the Corner
- National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is Coming!
- Revised and Updated Policies 2020
- INFOGRAPHIC: Your Connected Healthcare
- INFOGRAPHIC: Practical Advice for Avoiding Phishing Emails
- INFOGRAPHIC: Recognizing and Avoiding Business Email Compromise Attacks