National Cybersecurity Month Is Here! Are You Ready?

Oct 03, 2016

National Cybersecurity Month Is Here! Are You Ready?

BY Chris Brunau

Cybersecurity Ransomware

While National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is in its 13th year, it may carry more weight than ever in 2016. Over the past several months, ransomware attacks have been increasing at an alarming rate and various organizations are issuing alerts, such as Europol, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security.

To bring more attention to some major cybersecurity issues, NCSAM will highlight various topics over the month of October:

  • Week 1: October 3-7, 2016 – Topic: Every Day Steps Towards Online Safety with Stop.Think.Connect.™
  • Week 2: October 10-14, 2016 – Topic: Cyber from the Break Room to the Board Room
  • Week 3: October 17-21, 2016 – Topic: Recognizing and Combating Cybercrime
  • Week 4: October 24-28, 2016 –Topic: Our Continuously Connected Lives: What’s Your ‘App’-titude?
  • Week 5: October 31, 2016 – Topic: Building Resilience in Critical Infrastructure

To stay up to date on social media, use the hashtag #CyberAware. 

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