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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), which makes this the perfect time to focus on a broader aspect of your organization’s cyber defenses: making sure employees are staying safe online. You’ve worked on hiring the right full-time cyber professionals using the Cybersecurity Workforce Development Toolkit, but your organization also needs all of your employees to practice safe behavior online.
NCSAM is a good opportunity to encourage every employee in your organization to do their part in protecting your information and networks. Sharing simple steps – such as enabling stronger authentication of online accounts, being thoughtful about what emails to open and what links to click, and setting strong passwords – can help employees better protect themselves and your organization.
Here are three ways your organization can get involved in NCSAM today:
To learn more about NCSAM and the Stop.Think.Connect. Campaign, visit www.dhs.gov/StopThinkConnect and www.dhs.gov/National-Cyber-Security-Awareness-Month.