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NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MONTH ARCHIVE

The goal of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – celebrated every October – is to ensure that all Americans have the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online.


2016 NCSAM Toolkit for the UC Community

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This toolkit is the result of the work of a small systemwide team from UC Davis, UCLA, UC San Francisco, UC Santa Barbara and UCOP. It includes a variety of events and resources for National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM - October) which are available to all UC campuses. The goal of this cross-campus collaboration, and this toolkit, is to save campuses time and effort by providing a range of options from which to pick and choose for National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Not everything will meet everyone’s needs, but the team hopes that most campuses will find at least some resources useful.

All of the following resources and events are available to the entire University of California community.


2016 Posters

Click on image for printable PDF.
For editable versions of any of the posters, please contact Julie Goldstein at julie.goldstein@ucop.edu (available to the UC community).

Poster: Know the red flags for phishing. Never click on unknown links or attachments. Never reveal your password. Beware of email asking for login or other private information.

Recognize the Red Flags
for Phishing

Poster: Don't get duped by a phishing scam. Protect yourself: Never click on unknown links or attachments. Never reveal your password. Beware of email asking for login or other private information.

Don't Get Duped
by Phishing Scams

Poster: Once you share it online, you can't take it back. Keep your private info private. Check your privacy settings regularly. Never share your password.

Protect Your Privacy
(prints best in high res)

Poster: Use Strong Passwords! Make them LONG and STRONG. Never share your passwords. Different service = different password. Use 2-step authentication where available.

Use Strong Passwords
 

Poster: Protect Your Phone! Don't store anything too sensitive to be stolen. Back it up. Use complex passwords and auto screen locking. Don't leave it lying around. Don't jailbreak or hack it.

Protect Your Phone #1
 

Poster: Protect Your Phone! Don't store anything too sensitive to be stolen. Back it up. Use complex passwords and auto screen locking. Don't leave it lying around. Don't jailbreak or hack it.

Protect Your Phone #2
 

Poster: Protect Yourself from Ransomware! DON'T click on unknown links or files. DON'T click on links in popups. DO back up all important files. DO report threatening or suspicious email and texts; DON'T respond to them.

Protect Yourself from Ransomware #1
 

Poster: Protect Yourself from Ransomware! DON'T click on unknown links or files. DON'T click on links in popups. DO back up all important files. DO report threatening or suspicious email and texts; DON'T respond to them.

Protect Yourself from Ransomware #2
 


PDF versions of the posters without the words, "National Cyber Security Awareness Month" for more general use:

| Recognize the Red Flags | Don't Get Duped | Protect Your Privacy | Use Strong Passwords | Protect Your Phone #1 | Protect Your Phone #2 | Ransomware #1 | Ransomware #2 |

For editable versions of any of the posters, please contact Julie Goldstein at julie.goldstein@ucop.edu


2016 Webinars and Talks

The following talks and webinars are open to the UC community. Webinar attendance is limited. Webinars have been recorded and linked below for future viewing.

Summary schedule.  More detailed information is available here, or click on the speaker links below.

Date Speaker Title Length Connection Information
10/3/16, slides now available Stu Sjouwerman, CEO and Founder, KnowBe4, Inc. Surviving Social Engineering and Ransomware Attacks 1 hr Slides available on UCSF's IT Security Webinars page - see entry for 10/3/16
10/5/16, now available on demand Robert Smith, UC Systemwide IT Policy Director There’s Nothing On That System and Other Tales of Doom! 1 hr

Webinar recording

Slides with clickable links (pdf)

10/11/16, now available on demand Lance Spitzner and Dr. Johannes Ullrich, SANS Technology Institute (links to Educause's website) EDUCAUSE Live! Cyber Security Month webinar: "Top Attack Techniques, Top Human Risks, and How to Create a Cyberaware Culture" 1 hr Recording available on Educause's website. Click on "Access HTML" below the abstract for the full webinar recording.
10/13/16, now available on demand Dr. David Klonoff, UCSF Cybersecurity for Connected Medical Devices 1 hr Webinar recording and slides available on UCSF's IT Security Webinars page - see entry for 10/13/16
10/19/16, now available on demand Dr. Suzanne Schwartz, FDA Medical Device Cybersecurity: FDA Perspective 1 hr Webinar recording and slides available on UCSF's IT Security Webinars page - see entry for 10/19/16
On Demand Jon Good, UCOP Information Security Director Security in the Cloud - Finding Balance 16 min Webinar recording
On Demand Roslyn Martorano, UC Systemwide Privacy Manager Intersections between Privacy & Security: 2-3 short webinars. approx
3 min each

1) Privacy & Security: Why We Need Both (webinar recording)

1a) Slides with clickable links (pdf)

2) Contracts: Your Best Defense (webinar recording)

2a) Slides with clickable links (pdf)

SOLD OUT EVENTS - included to provide examples of successful events as ideas for campuses
SOLD OUT Special Agent Kevin Phelan, Palo Alto FBI Current Trends in Theft of Intellectual Property 1 hr SOLD OUT
This event is in-person-only at UCSF and filled quickly! (free ticket required to attend)

2016 Information Security Video Shorts

Title Campus Link
Sir Hack-Me-Not (20 sec) Davis Youtube link
InfoSec in Seconds: Mobile Security (32 sec) UCOP Youtube link
InfoSec in Seconds: Simple Security Tips (38 sec) UCOP Youtube link
InfoSec in Seconds: Simple Security Tips 2 (32 sec) UCOP Youtube link
UCSB Cybersecurity Awareness Whiteboard Videos: Multiple videos on a wide variety of cybersecurity topics, approx 1-1½ minutes each. Santa Barbara Youtube link
Betty White on Multifactor Authentication - from World Password Day (1 min 32 sec) External Youtube link


UC IT Blog

2016 UC IT Blog NCSAM Articles and Spotlights

Go to cio.ucop.edu or click on the above image to visit or subscribe to the UC IT Blog.

2016 NCSAM Blog Topics:

2016 Spotlight Profiles:


Cybersecurity presentation for students

This short, 10-slide powerpoint presentation is designed to be shown to students and discussed. It was developed by a UCOP student intern and covers some key, student-focused cybersecurity information and tips.

Downloadable PDF
Powerpoint slideshow

For an editable version, please contact Julie Goldstein at julie.goldstein@ucop.edu (available to the UC community).


Fact Sheets and Tips


NCSAM Outreach - 2016

Since different groups on campus use different communication channels, the UC NCSAM Project Team has compiled a variety of ways campuses might be able to get the NCSAM word out:

  • Social media - might be best for communicating with students. Work with departments on campus that already have social media pages or feeds to tap into existing communication channels.
  • Email and/or departmental communications for faculty and staff.
  • Work with the Housing Office to find out how they get messages to students and use that method. Or see if the Housing Office can send some NCSAM-related messages to students or post posters in student areas.
  • Put NCSAM posters on the inside of bathroom stall doors in dorms, administrative and classroom buildings.
  • Tabletents on dining hall tables: For campuses that use these, this is a great way to get small versions of the posters or other flyers in front of students.
  • Send NCSAM posters to departments (through Mail Services if available) to post on administrative bulletin boards. Send a different poster each week of October!
  • Posters inside campus shuttle buses.
  • Banner on the Academic Information System login page. Also the Learning Management System.
  • Give flyers to IT support techs to post when they’re visiting clients.
  • Send a brief email blast to campus announcing NCSAM, stating its purpose, and what to look for for the campus campaign this year.
  • If your campus has a video bulletin board, see if it is possible to upload digital versions of the posters to intersperse among the other images. Or see if you can upload any of the video snippets. most of them don't require sound.
  • Include NCSAM info in existing newsletters.
  • Put an ad or NCSAM blurb or quick-tip in the student online newspaper.
  • Present NCSAM info at existing meetings. Try to get 10 minutes on the agenda of a standing meeting to discuss some of this year's key NCSAM messages.
  • Post banners around campus. Work with campus Events department to tap into existing signage options.
  • Put NCSAM events on the campus events calendar.

2016 NCSAM Resources from EDUCAUSE

7/25/16

National Cyber Security Awareness Month is just a couple of months away. Now is the perfect time to start planning events and activities for your campus. Join EDUCAUSE and NCSA as we celebrate the 13th annual #CyberAware month this October.

Here are a few ways you can show your support and help us make NCSAM 2016 the most successful yet!

Please let us know how you plan to participate or contact us if you need assistance (security-council@educause.edu). We look forward to celebrating with you this October!

Thank you,
Valerie

Valerie Vogel Program Manager, Cybersecurity

EDUCAUSE
Uncommon Thinking for the Common Good
direct: 202.331.5374 | main: 202.872.4200 | twitter: @HEISCouncil | educause.edu


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