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Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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National Cybersecurity Awarness Month (NCSAM) raises awarenes about the importance of cybersecurity across our Nation, not just in the month of October, but all year long.

You can make a difference!  Participate and support Cybersecurity Awareness Month on social media, at home, and in the community.

Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.  

 

 

If You Connect It, Protect It!

Cybersecurity requires the vigilance of everyone to keep data secure.

Montgomery College Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)

Managing Your Privacynew window

Privacy Basicsnew window

Password, Wifi, and Malware Protectionnew window

Be Cyber Smart

With our homes, schools, and business more connected than ever, it’s vital to secure all your devices.
Own Your Role in Cybersecurity (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Security Tips for Online Teaching and Learning (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Protecting Your Digital Home Tip Sheet (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Update Your Privacy Settingsnew window

 

Fight the Phish!

Phishing attacks use email or malicious websites to infect your devices with malware and viruses in order to collect personal and financial information.

Montgomery College: Phishing Website

Phishing Tip Sheet (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Phishing and Ransomware Videonew window

Guard Against Phishing While at Home (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Five Signs a Coronavirus Email is a Phish (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Social Media Safety

With every social media account you sign up for, every picture you post, and status you update, you are sharing information about yourself with the world.

Social Media Tip Sheet (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)

Additional Social Media Tipsnew window

 

Cybersecurity Events in October:

Register for any, or all of the webinars offered here by our partner, Cofense: 

Be Cyber Smart                    
October 6, 1:00 p.m. 
Own your role in cybersecurity and join us for this webinar where we go back to basics and discuss best security practices for cyber hygiene and keeping your information safe.

Fight the Phish                                 
October 14, 1:00 p.m.
With phishing attacks accounting for more than 80 percent of reported security incidents, we invite you to join us for this info-packed session on how you can protect your organization from phishing threats.

Explore. Experience. Share                        
October 20, 1:00 p.m.
Week 3 of Cybersecurity Awareness Month will highlight the Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week led by National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE). Join us for this webinar as we discuss different cybersecurity career paths.

Cybersecurity First              
October 27, 1:00 p.m.
Join us the fourth and final week of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month when we wrap up the month with a focus on making security a priority and keeping cybersecurity at the forefront of your mind on a daily basis.

 

Employees: Don't forget to complete your cyber training! Access DataSecurity@MC: Annual Review in MC Learns.

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