Cyber Security Awareness Is Everyone's Business

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Every October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

The prize draw has been done for 2013's Cyber Security Awareness winners of $25 bookstore vouchers and an Apple iPad grand-prize! This draw was related to the accompanying Bb course, "Cyber Security Awareness".

 

$25 book-store gift voucher winners

Freshman: John Padrnos

Sophomore: Cassidy Kohl

Junior: Emily McNair

Senior: Gabriel Alvarado

Graduate: Matthias Thurmann

 

Grand-prize iPad winner

Has asked to remain anonymous

 


Viruses, Trojans, phishing, spear-phishing, social-engineering -- we're all vunerable. We all need to take precautions.

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A good overall cyber security awareness message is: STOP - THINK - CONNECT: Own your online presence. You may be thinking, "Why do I need this? All I do is use my computer for school-work, updating my Facebook status, chatting with friends, and gaming. Why would anyone go after me?" Find out more ...

Stop-think-connect is held in collaboration with Stay Safe Online, a great resource full of tips about being a secure online citizen.

Another site to visit for more information: Educause's CyberSecurity Iniative page.

Click here for 2011's cyber security awareness topic about phishing.

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"You tryin' to phish me?"

 

The 2012 Cyber-Security Awareness poster competition winners are shown here.

View winners from 2010 and 2011 poster competitions.

 

Remember that cyber security is a year-round job for all of us.

 

Watch this video - more available from here - and don't be a Billy!