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Highlighting National CyberSecurity Awareness Month Themes: Protect IT

Posted on 11/18/19 10:57 AM by Get Schooled in cybersecurity

Under the overarching theme of ‘Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.’, the 16th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is focused on encouraging personal accountability and proactive behavior in security best practices, digital privacy and draw attention to careers in cybersecurity. This week we discuss what is meant by Protect IT!

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Highlighting National CyberSecurity Awareness Month Themes: Secure IT

Posted on 10/24/19 2:14 PM by Get Schooled in cybersecurity, in Test Taking

Under the overarching theme of ‘Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.’, the 16th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is focused on encouraging personal accountability and proactive behavior in security best practices, digital privacy and draw attention to careers in cybersecurity. This week we discuss what is meant by Secure IT!

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Highlighting National CyberSecurity Awareness Month Themes: Own IT

Posted on 10/24/19 12:28 PM by Get Schooled in cybersecurity

Under the overarching theme of  ‘Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.’, the 16th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is focused on encouraging personal accountability and proactive behavior in security best practices, digital privacy and draw attention to careers in cybersecurity. This week we discuss what is meant by Own IT!

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Making National CyberSecurity Awareness Month Your Own

Posted on 10/24/19 11:18 AM by Get Schooled in cybersecurity

October is National CyberSecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) and National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) are following onto the success of last year’s them of sharing responsibility for security at home, in school, at work, and in the nation. This year’s theme is “Own IT, Secure IT, Protect IT” meant to “encourage personal accountability and proactive behavior in digital privacy, security best practices, common cyber threats and cybersecurity careers.” New Horizons, as always, is supporting NCSAM in our blog. In this post we review the overall theme and will follow up with posts focused on each of these three key imperatives throughout the month of October.

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Security in the Context of the Entire Network

Posted on 10/30/18 8:00 AM by Get Schooled in cybersecurity

The International Standards Organization (ISO) published a seven-layered Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) model that helps people understand how internetworking actually works. Often, when first introduced to the ISO/OSI model people ask where ‘Security’ fits in. The answer explains why so many students, returning adults and veterans choose to focus on security when creating their training plan.

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Millions of Rewarding Jobs: Educating for a Career in Cybersecurity

Posted on 10/23/18 8:00 AM by Get Schooled in cybersecurity

Information security technologies are advancing at such a pace that a gap has been created between the number of people needed to manage it all, and the number of trained, qualified professionals available to fill the need. This is wonderful news for those seeking to advance their careers by focusing on securing the data and networks major corporations and government agencies depend upon.

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Safeguarding the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure

Posted on 10/16/18 7:40 AM by Get Schooled in cybersecurity

Many people are unaware of just how extensively the internet impacts all of lives, reaching to many of the utilities and other services we all depend upon for light, heat, water, safety, and more. National Cybersecurity Safety Awareness Month in October leads right into Critical Infrastructure and Resilience Month. Protecting our nation’s most valuable resources is everyone’s responsibility.

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Internet Safety for Work

Posted on 10/9/18 8:05 AM by Get Schooled in cybersecurity

Keeping your data, your network, and your company secure online is everybody’s responsibility. You really can learn how to practice safer computing, and everyone will be the better for it. Here are some things to think about in preparation for the theme of the third week of National CyberSecurity Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM).

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National CyberSecurity Awareness Month:Make Your Home a Haven for Online Safety

Posted on 10/2/18 7:42 AM by New Horizons in cybersecurity

The National CyberSecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) website will highlight a different theme for every week of October 2018 to focus attention on the important issues everyone must be aware of to protect themselves, their information, and their online safety. As part of the NCSAM celebration, our Get Schooled blog will align with each of these themes each week during this important month.

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Getting Ready for National CyberSecurity Awareness Month

Posted on 9/11/18 7:57 AM by Get Schooled in cybersecurity

Like changing batteries in your smoke detector on the change in Daylight Savings Time can save lives, National CyberSecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) comes around every October to remind us that so much is at stake in keeping our networks and data safe. To prepare you for CyberSecurity month, we review many of the activities you’ll want to be doing to “celebrate” this annual rite.

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