National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is every October and is a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. 2015 marks the 12th year of National Cyber Security Awareness Month.
This year also marks the fifth anniversary of the STOP. THINK. CONNECT. campaign. NCSAM 2015 will highlight the overall message of STOP. THINK. CONNECT. plus the major concepts: “Keep a Clean Machine,” “Protect Your Personal Information,” “Connect with Care,” “Be Web Wise” and “Be a Good Online Citizen.”
NCSAM focuses on a different cybersecurity issue for each week in October.
- Week 1: October 1-2 (Materials)
Five Years of STOP. THINK. CONNECT. – Best Practices for All Digital Citizens
- Week 2: October 5-9 (Materials)
Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity at Work
- Week 3: October 12-16 (Materials)
Connected Communities and Families: Staying Protected While We Are Always Connected
- Week 4: October 19-23
Your Evolving Digital Life
- Week 5: October 26-30Building the Next Generation of Cyber Professionals
Remember, we are all responsible for our cyber security. Visit www.staysafeonline.org/ and their blog @ www.staysafeonline.org/blog/ to learn how you can help your family, community, and business stay safer online.
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