National Cyber Security Awareness Month


National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – celebrated every October – was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online.

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Every year, we post one article a week during the month of October to observe NCSAM. Internally at the University of Miami, the articles will be published in the following: Veritas (published every Monday) and Ibis News (published every Wednesday).

2017 NCSAM Articles

Week #1:
Stop. Think. Connect.

Week #2:
Phishing - Don't Get Hooked!

Week #3:
Share with Care

Week #4:
Stay Secure on the VPN

Week #5:
Ransomware is On the Rise!


Past NCSAM Articles



Access More Security Articles

Security begins with good prevention and basic knowledge.

Learn more about information security and how to keep your data secure by reading our articles.

Click here or on the image below to download UMIT's 2017 NCSAM poster:

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