October Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Monday, October 4, 2021

A Message from Patrick Criss, Director, Information Security Operations

Held every October, Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. We are using new technologies and spending more time online. Our growing dependence on technology, coupled with the increasing threat of cyberattacks, demands greater security in our online world. From mobile devices and computers to Alexa, we are almost always connected.

Here is a link that provides 20 ways to avoid cybercrime, no matter where you are.

Additional resources are available via the Office of Information Technology (OIT) Knowledge Base to help you understand cybersecurity risks and how to protect your information and data at work and at home. You may also take advantage of the following courses in the Valencia EDGE.

If you have any questions, please contact the OIT Service Desk at oitservicedesk@valenciacollege.edu or by phone at 407-582-5555.

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