Cyber Wednesday Info Byte #36

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Now in its 18th year, Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a broad effort to help all Americans stay safer and more secure online. The theme this year is s “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.”

Week of October 4 (Week 1): Be Cyber Smart
Applying patches, verifying that you have good backups, using strong passwords and multifactor authentication is a great way to Do Your Part #BeCyberSmart!

Week of October 11 (Week 2): Fight the Phish
Think twice about clicking that link or attachment. If you have a system for reporting suspicious emails, use it!

Week of October 18 (Week 3): Explore. Experience. Share – (Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week)
The field of cybersecurity is rapidly growing and has something for everyone.

Week of October 25 (Week 4): Cybersecurity First
Cybersecurity should not be an afterthought. At every level of design, purchasing, and implementation, cybersecurity should be an active consideration.


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