Cybersecurity Awareness Month Sample Social Media Posts and Graphics


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Below are sample social media posts and graphics for you and organization to use to promote Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021. CISA and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) highly encourage you to post on your social media accounts leading up to and throughout October to spread the cybersecurity awareness message. To join the conversation, use the official hashtags #BeCyberSmart and #CyberMonth.

If you would like a zip file of the images below, please email the CISA Cybersecurity Awareness Month Team. These materials are free and may be modified to meet your needs.

Sample Twitter Posts

#BeCyberSmart during Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021! Follow @CISAgov and @StaySafeOnline to get the latest updates throughout October!

#DYK in 2019 more than $3.5 billion was lost globally to cybercrime?[1] Learn how to #BeCyberSmart and protect yourself by participating in #CyberMonth.

Cybercriminals often impersonate big name brands. Do you know how to protect yourself from #phishing scams? Visit www.cisa.gov/cybersecurity-awareness-month to learn more! #BeCyberSmart #CyberMonth

#DYK 7 million data records are compromised daily?[2] Join us this #CyberMonth to learn how #BeCyberSmart and how to protect your data online by visiting www.cisa.gov/cybersecurity-awareness-month

Learn about Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021 by following @StaySafeOnline & @CISAgov www.staysafeonline.org & www.cisa.gov/cybersecurity-awareness-month #CyberMonth #BeCyberSmart

#DYK it only takes one person to create a data breach? #CyberMonth encourages everyone to Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart

#BeCyberSmart this #CyberMonth! We must work together and all do our part to help build a more secure online world. #cybersecurity

The first three months of 2020 saw a 20% increase in cyber fraud as cybercriminals took advantage of the global pandemic.[3] Visit www.cisa.gov/cybersecurity-awareness-month to learn how to #BeCyberSmart

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month! When it comes to #cybersecurity, make sure you Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart

How should you approach #cybersecurity? Learn how to #BeCyberSmart this October during #CyberMonth! Visit www.cisa.gov/cybersecurity-awareness-month and www.staysafeonline.org

Sample Facebook/LinkedIn Posts

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021 Kick-off Week

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021 has officially begun! join us in spreading cybersecurity awareness and encourage everyone to own their role in protecting Internet-connected devices. “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.”

Visit www.cisa.gov/cybersecurity-awareness-month for more information.

#BeCyberSmart #CyberMonth

Week 1

The focus of Cybersecurity Awareness Month’s first week is “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.”

Cybersecurity starts with YOU and is everyone’s responsibility. There are currently an estimated 5.2 billion Internet users—over 65% of the world's population![1] This number will only grow, making the need to #BeCyberSmart more important than ever.

Join us and get involved by visiting www.cisa.gov/cybersecurity-awareness-month for more information.

#BeCyberSmart #CyberMonth

Week 2

Cybersecurity Awareness Month’s second week focuses on steps individuals and organizations can take to reduce their risks to phishing and ransomware.

This year has seen an increase in phishing incidents that often lead to ransomware attacks. These attacks disrupt the way we work, learn, and socialize. With our homes, schools, and business more connected than ever, it’s vital to #BeCyberSmart.

Learn how to #FightThePhish and report suspicious emails by visiting www.cisa.gov/cybersecurity-awareness-month for more information.

 #BeCyberSmart #CyberMonth

Week 3

Cybersecurity Awareness Month’s third week is Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week. This week, learn the vital role cybersecurity professionals play in global society and security. Also, learn how you can explore #Cybersecurity as your next career.

For professional development and educational resources visit www.cisa.gov/cybersecurity-awareness-month.

#BeCyberSmart #CyberMonth

Week 4

The final week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month looks at how #Cybersecurity is a year-round effort and should be one of individuals and organizations first considerations when they create or buy new devices and connected services.

For ways on how organizations and individuals can incorporate cybersecurity best practices into their decision making processes, visit www.cisa.gov/cybersecurity-awareness-month.

#BeCyberSmart #CyberMonth

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[1] https://pdf.ic3.gov/2019_IC3Report.pdf

[2] https://www.varonis.com/blog/the-world-in-data-breaches/

[3] https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/04/28/2023282/0/en/Arkose-Labs-Reveals-20-Spike-in-Fraud-as-Digital-Behavior-Shifts-During-COVID-19.html

[4] https://internetworldstats.com/stats.htm

Sample Social Media Graphics

Week 1 Graphic

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Week One Graphic

Week 2 Graphic

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Week 2 Sample Graphic

 

Week 3 Graphic

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Week Three Graphic

Week 4 Graphic

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Week Four Graphic

Thank you for your support and commitment to Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021 and helping all Americans stay safe and secure online. Please email the CISA Cybersecurity Awareness Month Team or the NCSA Team with any questions. Please direct media inquiries to CISAMedia@hq.dhs.gov.

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