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Cyber Security Awareness Month 2023

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Welcome to the Cyber Security Awareness Month 2023!

This is the 20th year recognizing Cyber Security Awareness Month. We continue to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. We want to  ensure that our campus members have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online. This can be accomplished with simple actions, these are things we should do not only during Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but every day throughout the year.

Cybersecurity Awarness Themes

PasswordsCreate and manage strong, unique passwords for your online accounts in password manager.

mfaEnable 2FA whenever possible to add an extra layer of security to your accounts.

PhishingAvoid clicking on suspicious links or downloading files from untrusted sources.

UpdateKeep your devices and software up to date to patch known vulnerabilities.

Reporting Incidents

Sometimes you can do everything right and things still happen.

  • Report any suspected incidents (compromised credentials, unauthorized access, etc.) of computing systems or data to your supervisor and Information Security Team.
  • Also report lost or missing University computing equipment to the Campus Police (and to the local authorities if the incident occurred away from campus).

Think you are Cyber Safe, test your knowledge with this quick quiz!  How Safe Are You?

Get Involved

Join the conversation on social media using the hashtag #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth2023 and share your tips, experiences, and questions. Together, we can make the internet a safer place for everyone.