Cyber Security Awareness Is Everyone's Business
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.
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.
"You tryin' to phish me?"
The 2012 Cyber-Security Awareness poster competition winners are shown here.
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!