October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. It is an effort in its 13th year between government and industry to remind Americans of the resources available to stay safe and secure online. The official site is available StaySafeOnline.org.
This year marks the sixth year of the Stop. Think. Connect. campaign. This encourages people to pause and consider security implications before they use their technology.
NCSAM 2016 has weekly themes throughout the month:
Week 1: Oct. 3-7
STOP. THINK. CONNECT.: The Basic Steps to Online Safety and Security
Week 2: Oct. 10-14
From the Break Room to the Boardroom: Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity in the Workplace
Week 3: Oct. 17-21
Recognizing and Combating Cybercrime
Week 4: Oct. 24-28
Our Continuously Connected Lives: What’s Your “Apptitude”?
Week 5: Oct. 31
Building Resilience in Critical Systems
You might also enjoy this infographic made for National Cyber Security Awareness Month to help educate people about the dangers of phishing.