Cybersecurity Awareness Month
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) raises awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our Nation, not just in the month of October, but all year long.
You can make a difference! Do your part and participate in Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Learn how to protect yourself, your family, and your home with the tips and resources highlighted below.
And don't forget to check out the events happening at the Germantown Campus Cyberlab (PDF, ) during the month of October!
Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.
Phishing is a fraudulent email based attack disguised as a legitimate communication.
The goal of the attacker is to trick the recipient into responding by clicking on
a link, opening an attachment, or directly giving up account credentials, i.e. username
Montgomery College: Phishing Website
Phishing Tip Sheet (PDF, )
Always keep your software updated when updates becomes available and don’t delay. These updates fix general software problems and provide new security patches where criminals might get in.
Software Updatesnew window
With our homes, schools, and business more connected than ever, it’s vital to secure all your devices.
Online Safety Basicsnew window
Managing Your Privacy Settingsnew window
Own Your Role in Cybersecurity (PDF, )
Update Your Privacy Settingsnew window
Check out the events happening at the Germantown Campus Cyberlab during the month of October!Cyberlab Events
Employees: Don't forget to complete your cyber training! Access DataSecurity@MC: Annual Review in MC Learns.