October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – join us for weekly discussions

Since 2004, the President of the United States and Congress have declared October to be National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our nation.

Logo for National Cybersecurity Awareness MonthIT Services supports NCSAM and is dedicated to increasing awareness throughout our campus community regarding the importance of practicing cybersecurity everyday. Students and staff members are encouraged to become more mindful of the risks associated with using the internet and learn how to protect themselves from cyber attacks. By following the security best practices outlined via the links below, we can protect our identity and privacy while reducing our liabilities.

The 2022 NCSAM theme See Yourself in Cyber reiterates the increasingly understood truth that cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility.

For more information regarding tips for staying safe online, visit  StaySafeOnline and  Stop.Think.Connect.

Join us for weekly discussion sessions either in-person or online

Dr. Veysel Erdag, Chief Information Security Officer, is presenting weekly cybersecurity discussion sessions starting at noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, October 13. Please join him for these sessions which you can view on the University Events Calendar. Dr. Erdag will be covering multiple topics including email phishing attacks – both real and simulated, multi-factor authentication (MFA),and  single sign-on (SSO).

Dr. Erdag will be presenting in-person and online from noon to 1 p.m. each Thursday over the upcoming weeks. A question and answer session will follow each presentation.

Discussion sessions – all times are noon to 1 p.m.

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