Written by digital content editor Thomas Ahearn
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) — which works to reduce risks to America’s cyberinfrastructure — leads a collaborative government-industry effort to raise awareness of cybersecurity domestically and internationally each October during the Month. cybersecurity awareness.
This campaign theme for 2022 – “See Yourself in Cyber” – will focus on the “people” part of cybersecurity, providing information and resources to help educate CISA partners and the public, and ensure that all people and organizations make smart decisions, whether they’re at work. , at home or at school – now and in the future.
Since 2004, the President of the United States and the United States Congress have declared October Cybersecurity Awareness Month to help individuals protect themselves online as threats to technology and confidential data become more common. Throughout October, CISA will highlight key action steps everyone should take:
- Enable multi-factor authentication
- Use strong passwords
- Recognize and report phishing
- Update your software
“Owners and operators of critical infrastructure, you are part of a larger network of functions and systems that rely on or support critical infrastructure. Find out how your organization plays a role in ensuring cybersecurity for the entire ecosystem,” reads the event webpage at www.cisa.gov/cybersecurity-awareness-month.
Individuals, organizations, businesses, government agencies, nonprofits, associations, schools, and academic institutions who want to partner with the Cybersecurity Awareness Month campaign can find out how to become a partner of Cybersecurity Awareness Month by sending an email. [email protected].
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