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October 2019 - National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

16th Annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

16th Annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

CSUN is continuing its commitment to educate the community in all things cybersecurity. Since it's now October, it's time to kick off National Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

Held every October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure that all Americans have the resources they need to be safe and more secure online.

Every year NCSAM has changed its primary theme and message. NCSAM 2019 will emphasize personal accountability, positive behavior changes, and stress the importance of taking proactive steps to enhance cybersecurity at home, school, and in the workplace. This year’s overarching message – Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. – will focus on key areas including citizen privacy, consumer devices, and e-commerce security.

Exclusive Videos for CSUN

For the month of October, we are sharing three animated videos written by a former writer of CSI: NY. Each video tells a lesson based on real companies who've suffered real, significant breaches in the past. These videos will only be available until October 31, 2019. To view these videos, please select the links below and log in with your CSUN credentials. 

Business Email Compromise and Real Estate Wire Fraud

Airbnb Scam and Social Media Social Engineering

Capital One breach and Spear Phishing Attack Through Fake Voicemail Messages


Weekly Tips

Follow along each week of October as we give tips to help keep your online life safe and secure. Share your appreciation for NCSAM with #BeCyberSmart and #CyberAware.

Week 1           Week 2            Week 3            Week 4           Week 5

Own it. Secure it. Protect it. #BeCyberSmart