Cybersecurity Awareness Month
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSAM) which continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our campus community, ensuring that all students and employees have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online. See this months themes and resources to help you stay safe online.
Events for Cybersecurity Awareness Month
What does it mean to be cyber smart? This week we will delve more into what it means to #BeCyberSmart including:
- What preventative security measures to take?
- Identifying potential threats
- Mitigation practices
KNOW IT – IDENTIFY IT – RESPOND TO IT
Phight the Phish learn - How to identify and respond to phishing tactics. Phishing (a form of social engineering) is the malicious practice of pretending to send emails from legitimate companies in order to trick individuals into revealing personal information, such as passwords and/or credit card numbers.
All about the many opportunities available in cybersecurity.
- What are the educational requirements to get into the field of cybersecurity?
- What is the job outlook?
- What is the salary potential?
This week we will focus on cybersecurity first, which will encompass all that we have learned over the last month. If we develop and incorporate these security objectives into our daily routines, we will foster an environment that’s highly receptive to keeping our Laker Nation safe and cyber secure.
- Integrating a security-centric mindset
- Cybersecurity is everyone's responsibility
WHY CYBERSECURITY TRAINING IS IMPORTANT -