Cyber Security

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Are you aware of the risks in using the internet, mobile devices, social networking, or other technologies? Here are some resources to help you learn more about how you can do your part to make the internet safer for everyone.

Securing The Human

You’re invited to take advantage of an online course from SANS called “Securing the Human.” This series of brief videos covers many of the principles we’ve discussed during National Cyber Security Awareness Month and more, such as FERPA, HIPAA, PCI DSS, and protecting your kids. It’s available to you at no cost. To request access, simply send an email to Mark DeMateo, Director of IT Client Services.

Stop. Think. Connect.

Stop. Think. Connect. is a joint campaign from the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). Watch their friendly PSA.

There are several partner websites to the STC campaign:

Take the Pledge

The Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) offers this pledge you can sign to stay safe online.

More Resources

Confused about the terms used in security? Securing The Human has published this list of the most commonly-used terms.

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) has many great resources on their website, including:

National Webinar Opportunity

The Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) offered a webinar on Thursday, October 11, 2012: What You Should Know to Stay Safe Online. An archived recording of the webinar is available on that page to view anytime.