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State of IT Security presentation kicks off National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM)

October marks the sixteenth annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security.

Josh McCune, IT Security Analyst, will kick off the month with a State of IT Security presentation from 1:30-2:30 p.m., Tues., Oct.1.  For security purposes, registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Topics to be covered during the presentation include:

  • National Cybersecurity Awareness Month events
  • Attack Metrics — cyber attacks at K-State
  • Future of cybersecurity at K-State
  • Security changes as K-State transitions to the cloud
  • How every K-Stater can help

More to come

In the coming weeks, we’ll share a variety of resources to help you outsmart cyberthreats and protect you and your family from online attacks. We encourage you to read and share the information with your colleagues, friends and family.  When everyone takes proactive steps to secure their connected devices, personal and business accounts and data, we all benefit from a safer and more secure digital world.

When it comes to cybersecurity, knowledge is power. Join us this October in the fight against cybercrime!

To learn more about National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and the events planned for K-State, look for upcoming K-State Today articles, go to k-state.edu/cybersecurity, and follow us on Twitter. The website will continue to be updated throughout the month. Questions? Contact Cathy Rodriguez at cathyr@ksu.edu.