Carnegie Mellon University

Held every October, we celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) by highlighting the importance of cybersecurity. In conjunction with the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), this year's theme is Secure Our World. 

Be sure to visit the ISO Training & Awareness page for more cybersecurity awareness tips!

Also, check out our Endpoint Prevention, Detection, and Response (EPDR) page for additional information on how to install CrowdStrike, CMU's new lightweight security option.


NCSAM Events

Cybersecurity Awareness Live

October 25, 2023 11am-1pm, Connan Room, CUC

Join the Information Security Office for a live event on October 25th.  Multiple teams and vendors will present a number of Cybersecurity Awareness topics. Stop by the Connan Room in the CUC to check out the various games, prizes, and giveaways as well as light refreshments!  

Participants include:

  • Information Security Office
  • Computing Services Help Center
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Enrollment Systems
  • CyLab
  • Client Services

Webinar Wednesdays

To kick off NCSAM, join us on Wednesday, October 4 from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. for our first weekly "Webinar Wednesdays" session.  Every Wednesday in October the Information Security Office will present a different CyberSecurity topic.  

Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 12pm: "CrowdStrike Info Session" (Staff/Faculty)
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Wednesday, October 11, 2023, 12pm: "Zoom Security Updates/How to Ensure Your Password's Secure" (Students/Faculty/Staff)
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Wednesday, October 18, 2023, 12pm: "Securing Your Devices: Use a VPN" (Students/Faculty/Staff)
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Wednesday, October 25, 2023, 9:30am: "Security Considerations for Researchers" (Researchers, Principal Investigators, Research Assistants, Research Administrators)
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