National Cyber Security
Awareness Month

It’s October and that means it’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)! The campaign highlights awareness of cyber threats and ways to stay secure online. This year’s theme for NCSAM is “Our Shared Responsibility.” Join the Information Security team at the Cyber Security Awareness events, hosted throughout the month, to learn how you can do your part and apply cyber security tips within your life at work and home. To learn more about the NCSAM, visit the leaders of the campaign, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance.

Lunch and Learn Sessions

All sessions are from 12 – 1 p.m. Open to faculty and staff.

Tuesday, October 10
Identity Theft &
Two-Factor Authentication
Wednesday, October 18
Using OneDrive Securely
Friday, October 20
Breaches & What They
Mean to You
Tuesday, October 24
Social Media
Friday, October 27
Ransomware &
Business Continuity
Register for a session, listed under IT Security, at Professional Development and receive credits for attending.

Upcoming Events

All are welcomed to attend.

Security Tabling Event at MMC and BBC
Security Awareness: Our Shared Responsibility

Check back for more details.

FIU’s Cybersecurity Awareness Training

On March 20, 2017, the Division of IT launched a new Cybersecurity Awareness Training designed to help you identify and prevent the loss of sensitive data while protecting existing resources.  Once a new curriculum is assigned, an email notification will be sent notifying you about the curriculum assignment. Read more…

Ransomware

Petya Ransomware

We are seeing a new global ransomware outbreak similar to the WannaCry attack this past May. Petya is the second major global ransomware attack in the past two months and is currently infecting hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide. Read more…

WannaCry Ransomware

As you may have seen in recent news, WannaCry is a new malicious Ransomware program which is currently infecting hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide. Read more…

Featured Videos

Cybersecurity 101

Secret Lives of Hackers

Cyber Codes

Web Security


 

Resources

Cybersecurity Awareness Training
On March 20, 2017, the Division of IT launched a new Cybersecurity Awareness Training designed to help you identify and prevent the loss of sensitive data while protecting existing resources.

Online Security Tips
Practice good online safety habits with these tips and advice from the National Cyber Security Alliance.

McAfee LiveSafe
All currently registered students are eligible for a one-time free download of McAfee LiveSafe for Mac and PC. To download your free copy today, visit panthertech.fiu.edu and log-in with your MyAccounts username and password.

McAfee Phishing Quiz
One wrong click could expose your company to a data breach. Take the McAfee Phishing Quiz and discover how skilled you are at detecting malicious phishing attempts amid common work-related emails, which are provided here in replicated email clients with active functionality.

Khan Academy Cybersecurity 101 Quiz
Whenever we go online—to shop, chat with our friends, or do anything else—we put ourselves at risk of cybercrime. Computer viruses can corrupt our files, hackers can steal our data, and criminals can trick us into revealing sensitive information. But luckily there are simple steps we can take to protect our digital lives.