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Held every October, we celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) by highlighting the importance of cybersecurity. In conjuction with the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), this year's theme is Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.

The ISO has contests, games, and webinars to help promote cybersecurity at Carnegie Mellon University. See below for different ways you can #BeCyberSmart and participate. Also, be sure to visit the ISO Training & Awareness page for more cybersecurity awareness tips!

2021 NCSAM Events Hub

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Catch the Golden Phish


Calling all student seekers! Are you ready to go phishin’ for prizes? This October, get ready to catch and report our sneaky simulated golden phishing email in your inbox for a chance to win exclusive prizes! 


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ISO Cyber SessionsISO Cyber Sessions

The Information Security Office (ISO) Cyber Sessions is a webinar series that features members of the ISO team discussing how the information security landscape has changed over the last year, as well as strategies for how you can keep yourself protected from cyber threats.

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Cyber Tool kit
Cybersecurity Toolkit Tip Sheets 

The following tip sheets and resources are valuable tools for reducing cybersecurity risks and protecting yourself online. Use these resources in your communities and share them with your family throughout the year to encourage strong cybersecurity.

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cybersecurity 101 awareness trainingCybersecurity 101 Training

Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a great time for your team or department to complete the most recent ISO Cyber Security 101 Awareness Training.  Learn to identify the latest security risks and understand what steps need to be taken in order to proactively protect yourself and the university from cyber threats.

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