Cyber Security Awareness Month

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2017 Cyber Security
Awareness Month Proclamation

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. Governor Carney proclaimed October as Cyber Security Month in Delaware. Themes reviewed this October are simple steps to online safety, cyber security in the workplace, predictions for tomorrow's internet, cybersecurity careers, and protecting critical infrastructure from cyber threats. Remember, cybersecurity is our shared responsibility!

What's happening in Delaware this month to celebrate Cyber Security Awareness Month?

NSA Delaware Day of Cyber
The cyber security workforce gap continues to grow and it is essential for parents, teachers, administrators, program directors, and others to take the lead on introducing cyber security to our state's students. The NSA Day of Cyber, sponsored by the National Security Agency and powered by the LifeJourney technology, is an online, self-guided career exploration and mentorship platform that enables students to test-drive cyber careers and live a day in the life of six leading NSA cyber professionals.

Secure Delaware Cyber Security Workshop
Delaware's 8th Annual Cyber Security Workshop will provide cyber security training for Delaware's citizens, business employees, students, and government employees.

As an attendee of this event, you can expect to learn how to improve your odds of defending yourself, your family, your employer, your business, and the citizens of Delaware against cyber-attacks. This event provides the opportunity to share information and collaborate across all lines of government, business, and citizens to strengthen our readiness and response posture. Vendors will be onsite to demonstrate relevant services and products.

Food for Thought - Cyber Security Awareness Food Truck Event
Learn the latest cyber security safety tips to keep you and your family safe whether at work, home, or on the go while enjoying delicious offerings from local food trucks. To view photos of the event, view our flickr album.

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Food Truck Event Flyer

4th Grade Cyber Safety Presentations
The fall Cyber Safety 4th grade presentation is an interactive presentation, hosted at your school, on safe computing for kids. Our presentation is fun and fast-paced, using videos, games, and interaction with students. Topics covered include: Cyber Citizenship, Cyber Bullying, Cyber Security, and/or Personal Safety. We bring this free program to your school either in multi-class or single class format. Presentations can be scheduled for the months of October, November, or December.

Delaware Cyber Safety Poster Contest
For more information about the Cyber Safety Poster Contest, visit the Digiknow Kids page.

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