National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) Begins
National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – observed 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. Since its inception under leadership from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance, NCSAM has grown exponentially, reaching consumers, small and medium-sized businesses, corporations, educational institutions and young people across the nation. 2018 marks the 15th year of National Cyber Security Awareness Month. NCSAM 2018 Themes: Week 1: Oct. 1–5: Make Your Home a Haven for Online Safety; Week 2: Oct. 8–12: Millions of Rewarding Jobs: Educating for a Career in Cybersecurity; Week 3: Oct. 15–19: It’s Everyone’s Job to Ensure Online Safety at Work; Week 4: Oct. 22–26: Safeguarding the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure.