National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019
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 safer and more secure online.
NCSAM 2019 emphasizes personal accountability and stresses the importance of taking proactive steps to enhance cybersecurity at home 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.
The NCSAM 2019 Toolkit is a comprehensive guide to make it easy for you and your organization, regardless of size or industry, to engage and promote NCSAM. Use the guide and the resources below to help you engage your stakeholders and promote positive, lasting cybersecurity habits.
Download the 2019 NCSAM graphics and include them in your organization’s social media posts, communication resources, and promotional materials. Add the web button to your organization’s website and include the NCSAM logo on products distributed throughout the month.
President Trump declared October as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month for the 16th consecutive year along with 11 U.S. states and counting. Check out what others are saying about NCSAM 2019:
PRIMA's 2019 Cyber Security Toolkit Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. – Public Risk Management Association
Password Security: How to Really ‘Own IT’ for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (10/22) – Homeland Security Today
Need for Better Employee Protection is Apparent During Cybersecurity Awareness Month (10/22) – Security Boulevard
The Technophobe’s Guide to Cybersecurity (10/18) – NerdWallet
Teaching Those We Love About the Importance of Cybersecurity (10/17) – Nextgov
Cybersecurity CEO: Top 5 Resources To Combat Phishing Scams During NCSAM (10/15) – Robert Herjavec
Google Confirms Password Security Update For 1 Billion Users (10/02) – Forbes
“Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.” (10/01) – FBI.gov
CISA kicks off Cybersecurity Awareness Month in time for new national security adviser (10/1) – Federal News Network
The Week Ahead: China issues at think tanks, CISA officials at Aspen Institute and Post summits (9/30) – Inside Cybersecurity
Spotlight on Cybersecurity Awareness: Own IT, Secure IT, Protect IT (09/27) – Tech News World