Cyber Security Awareness

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

UNCW celebrates the 12th anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), which is coordinated and led each year by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. UNCW has been designated as a Champion of NCSAM 2015, joining a growing global effort among colleges and universities, businesses, government agencies, associations and non-profit organizations to promote online safety awareness. 

Please get involved in the free events offered at UNCW this month to enhance and promote cyber security.

2015 Events and Activities

Date: October 8
Conference/Development: Triangle InfoSeCon
Location: Raleigh, NC
Key Notes:
Ray A. Letteer, D.Sc., CISSP, C|CISO – Chief, Cyber Security Division at US Marine Corps
Jason Thomas – Chief Innovation Thomson Reuters Special Services, LLC
John Falkenbury – President and COO for USO of NC
Audience: Selected Personnel UNCW 

Date: October 13
Exercise: Cyber Security Training Exercise
Time:1 – 4 p.m.
Location: Azalea Coast Room (FSC)
Audience: UNCW Computer Incident Response Team/Emergency Planning Group

Date: October 21
Presentation: Information Security: Dr. David Harris
Time: 1:30-3:00 p.m.
Location: Azalea Coast Room (FSC)
Presenter: Dr. David Harris
Audience: All of UNCW 

Cyber Security Tips and Advice

In the News

WECT TV6 - Expert weighs in on cyber security threats. View WECT site here.

"Stop - Think - Connect" Video (You Tube)

STOP. Before you use the Internet, take time to understand the risks and learn how to spot potential problems.
THINK. Take a moment to be certain the path is clear ahead. Watch for warning signs and consider how your
actions online could impact your safety, or your family’s safety.
CONNECT. Enjoy the Internet with greater confidence, knowing you’ve taken the right steps to safeguard yourself
and your computer.