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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

An annual campaign to raise awareness about cybersecurity.
October 26, 2016

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month which is an annual campaign to raise awareness about cybersecurity. We live in a world that is more connected than ever before. The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily life, whether we realize it or not. National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives to raise awareness about cybersecurity, provide them with tools and resources needed to stay safe online, and increase the resiliency of the Nation in the event of a cyber incident.

Stop.Think.Connect. Suzanne E. Spaulding, Undersecretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), discusses everyday tips for online security in this one-page article.