national cyber security awareness month

CISA Kicks Off 17th National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Today, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) kicked off the 17th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, in partnership with the National Cyber Security Alliance. This year’s theme “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” encourages Americans to own their role in cybersecurity by focusing on personal accountability and the importance of taking proactive steps to be safer and more secure online.
Last Published Date: October 1, 2020

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Resources

Do Your Part #cybersmart

During National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), the following tip sheets and resources are invaluable tools for reducing cybersecurity risks and protecting yourself online. Use these resources in your communities and share them with your stakeholders throughout the year to encourage strong, nationwide cybersecurity. These materials are free and may be modified to meet your needs.

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), in partnership with the National Cyber Security Alliance, kicked off the 16th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) today. This year’s theme Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. focuses on the important role every American plays in cybersecurity. Held annually in October, NCSAM is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure every American has the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.
Last Published Date: October 1, 2019

Cyber Education and Awareness

America needs well trained professionals working in cybersecurity roles. These professionals are critical in both private industry and the government for the security of individuals and the nation. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is committed to strengthening the nation’s cybersecurity workforce through standardizing roles and helping to ensure we have well-trained cybersecurity workers today as well as a strong pipeline of future cybersecurity leaders of tomorrow.