October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, an annual event to ensure everyone has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online.
If everyone does their part to implement stronger security practices, raise community awareness and educate vulnerable audiences, our interconnected world will be safer and more secure for everyone.
In preparation for the upcoming month, this special interactive panelist presentation includes cybersecurity experts who share key, actionable tips to help you secure your online life, including:
- Best practices for password and account management
- Combating phishing attempts
- Protecting devices
Meet the Panelists
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Mike is a Computer Scientist and Technical Lead with the Cybersecurity for IoT Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Information Technology Laboratory (ITL). Michael holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering and has a research background in the area of usable cybersecurity.
National Cyber Security Alliance
Lisa is the Interim Executive Director at the National Cybersecurity Alliance. Lisa is a trailblazer in security awareness and education, and is a prominent security influencer with a proven track record of engaging and empowering businesses and their employees to protect themselves and their data.
Online Security Tips
As we are faced with this cybersecurity landscape, getting a tighter hold on your digital privacy and security can feel daunting. Some sound advice: just do a little bit at a time.
Even just doing the basics — strengthening your passwords, turning on two-factor authentication and watching out for scammers — can make your accounts a lot more secure.
The more each of us understands how our data is collected and used — and how to keep private what we want to keep private — the better, safer and healthier our digital lives will be!