October 9, 2020

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month – “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.”

October 5 – 9 (Week 1): If You Connect It, Protect It

The first week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month highlights the ways in which internet-connected devices have impacted our lives and will empower all users to own their role in security by taking steps to reduce their risks.

October 12 – 16 (Week 2): Securing Devices at Home and Work

Week 2 of Cybersecurity Awareness Month will focus on steps users and organizations can take to protect internet connected devices for both personal and professional use.

October 19- 23 (Week 3): Securing Internet-Connected Devices in Healthcare

The third week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month will delve into the industry (hospitals, care facilities) and consumer (telemedicine patients) implications of internet-connected device use and what steps both can take own their part and #BeCyberSmart.

October 26 – 30 (Week 4): The Future of Connected Devices

This week will look at how technological innovations, such as 5G, might impact consumers’ and business’ online experiences (e.g. faster speeds and data transmission, larger attack surface for hackers), as well as how people/infrastructure can adapt to the continuous evolution of the connected devices moving forward.