October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) and each week has a key security theme and related tips. K-State has activities planned throughout the month, in addition to national online events.
This third week, the theme is “Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet“. The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to expand as more of our “things”—in our homes, our cars, and our pockets or purses—include chips, tags, or sensors that are ready to connect to the digital world. There’s no denying that new devices are fun, but while there are more opportunities to interact with people, share information, and stay connected, we also need to be aware of the risks these things may introduce.
NSCAM Twitter chats: Use #ChatSTC to join!
- Thursday, Oct. 12, 2-3 p.m. — Cybersecurity in the Workplace Is Everyone’s Business
Whatever your place of business, creating a culture of cybersecurity is an essential shared responsibility among leadership and all employees. Every organization needs a plan for employee education, training and awareness that emphasizes risk management, resistance and resilience. This Twitter chat will showcase how all businesses can protect themselves, their employees and their customers against the most common cyber threats and strengthen their cyber resilience. Use #ChatSTC to join STOP.THINK.CONNECT Twitter Chats throughout October!