October 2020

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2020!

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It's that time of year again! This October we encourage you to own your role in protecting connected devices. This month is designed to engage and educate you through events and activities, and to provide you with the information and awareness you need to stay safe online. Cyber security starts with you, and is everyone's responsibility. The resources and tools on this website empower you to Do your part. #BeCyberSmart, which is the theme of this year's National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM).

Weekly Topics:

  • Week 1 -¬† IF YOU CONNECT IT, PROTECT IT.

Securing the internet of things

  • Week 2 - CYBERSECURITY FOR REMOTE WORK AND HOME DEVICES.

CYBERSECURE YOUR DEVICES AT WORK AND AT HOME 

  • Week 3 - HEALTHCARE, PRIVACY AND YOUR CONNECTED DEVICES

HEALTHCARE, PRIVACY AND YOUR CONNECTED DEVICES

  • Week 4 -AVOIDING PHISHING ATTACKS AND SCAMS

AVOIDING PHISHING ATTACKS AND SCAMS

Weekly Activities

Weekly activities this month will include word searches, word scrambles, crosswords, a digital scavenger hunt and more.

Week 1

The topic for week 1 is IF YOU CONNECT IT, PROTECT IT - making sure your devices and accounts are protected. The activity for this week is a word search. You can download the word search below:

word Search

Week 2

The topic for this week is Securing Your Devices at Work and at Home. The activity is a crossword puzzle. You can take the crossword puzzle below:

Download Crossword Puzzle
Play Crossword online

Week 3

The topic for week 3 is Telehealth, Protect your Healthcare Information. The activity for this week is a cybersecurity quiz. You can test your knowledge by visiting the page linked below. PLEASE NOTE: The quiz may require you to sign in using your Kent State University account.

Take the quiz

Week 4

The topic for week 4 is about Avoiding Phishing Attacks and Scams. The activity for this week is how to spot a phish. Test your skills to see how you measure up.

Take the quiz
#BeCyberSmart and aware of your surroundings! Play the Zombieroom security game to learn about how cybersecurity can go hand in hand with physical security.

Play Zombieroom