October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

This October marks the 14th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). This national public awareness campaign is a collaborative effort between government and industry that encourages individuals to protect their computers and our nation’s critical cyber infrastructure. Diplomatic Security’s Directorate of Cyber and Technology Security (DS/CTS) is proud to provide the information and resources below to help celebrate and recognize this important month.

The Department is aligning its activities with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s national Stop. Think. Connect. campaign and the 5 weekly themes:

Week 1: Simple Steps to Online Safety

Week 2: Cybersecurity in the Workplace is Everyone’s Business

Week 3: Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet

Week 4: The Internet Wants YOU: Consider a Career in Cybersecurity

Week 5: Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Threats