October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month which is an annual campaign to raise awareness about cybersecurity. We live in a world that is more connected than ever before. The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily life, whether we realize it or not. National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives to raise awareness about cybersecurity, provide them with tools and resources needed to stay safe online, and increase the resiliency of the Nation in the event of a cyber incident.
This year's weekly themes are:
Week 1: October 3-7, 2016 – Every Day Steps Towards Online Safety with Stop.Think.Connect.™
Week 2: October 10-14, 2016 – Cyber from the Break Room to the Board Room
Week 3: October 17-21, 2016 – Recognizing and Combating Cybercrime
Week 4: October 24-28, 2016 – Our Continuously Connected Lives: What’s Your ‘App’-titude?
Week 5: October 31, 2016 –Building Resilience in Critical Infrastructure
STOP. THINK. CONNECT. The basic steps to online safety and security.