Lights in your home. Security cameras. Social Media. Banking. Medical and academic records. The internet is prevalent in nearly every aspect of our lives today whether we are aware of it or not. The physical safety of your devices and the security of your data is crucial. Staying safe online is so crucial that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), which is now in its fifteenth year.
Technology Services is one of hundreds of private and public institutions around the country that are working with the National Cyber Security Alliance to raise awareness of cybersecurity during October.
For 2018, the focuses will be:
- Week 1: Strong Passwords
- Week 2: Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)
- Week 3: Protect Your Data
- Week 4: Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)
- Week 5: Protect Your Hardware