Cyber Security Awareness Month

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Welcome to Cyber Security Awareness Month at Fordham!
Launched by the University Information Security Office (UISO), this campaign will raise your awareness about phishing, online security and safety, how to protect your personal digital information, and how to be a good digital citizen.

Be in the know about Cyber Security
Each weekday in October, we’ll post a new tip about staying safe online on this blog, Fordham IT Security News. Make sure you don’t miss a single one! Read Tip #1  “Keep a Clean Machine

We’ll also tweet a link to the tip on Twitter: @FordhamSecureIT

Let your creativity help you win a $25 Amazon gift card
Design the winning Fordham iTV ad about cyber security! We’ll give it air time on iTV and you’ll get $25 to spend at Amazon. Requirements: The iTV ad must be appropriate for and target Fordham’s audience. We reserve the right to modify the ad to meet Fordham IT’s content standards. The winning ad will be chosen based on quality by IT staff. Read more about the contest, here.

Attend our LearnIT sessions and enter to win a $25 Amazon gift card
Come learn about how to better secure yourself in the digital and cyber age. We will be discussing various security topics from phishing to social engineering to ransomware. We will discuss what to do when you believe you may be compromised and also relay tips on how to prevent and protect yourself from becoming a victim. Any questions you may have are welcome as well.

Every year, some people at Fordham experience an online security threat. The UISO wants to make sure you’re not one of them this month, this year, or ever.

Take part in Cyber Security Awareness Month at Fordham!