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National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – observed every October - was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online.
NCSAM 2017 also marks the 7th anniversary of the STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ campaign.


Week 1: Oct 2-6 Stop. Think. Connect.: Simple Steps to Online Safety
Week 2: Oct 9-13 Cybersecurity in the workplace is Everyone's Business
Week 3: Oct 16-20 Today's Predictions for Tomorrow's Internet
Week 4: Oct 23-27 The Internet Wants You: Consider a Career in Cybersecurity
Week 5: Oct 30-31 Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Threats

 Week 1: The Basics of Online Security

Monday, October 3rd, CSU Critical Document Shredding Campaign - Main Campus 
Faculty & Staff gathered their outdated sensitive documents and participated in the CSU Security Awareness Shredding Campaign. We shredded hundreds of documents and kept campus information secure in the process! We'd like to thank Campus Staff and Faculty for their participation!



Week 2: Cybersecurity in The Workplace is Everyone's Business

 Tuesday, October 10th theInformation Systems Security Association (ISSA) Columbus chapter held their monthly meeting in CCT 124. The topic of Automation and Security Orchestration was presented by Phantom. The event was followed by a pizza party to provide networking between students and professionals in Cyberscurity.  Thank you to everyone involved in making this event a great success!


Week 3: Today's Predictions for Tomorrow's Internet

Wednesday, October 18th  Rothschild Middle School came to CSU to learn about CyberSecurity Awareness in the CCT's brand new Cyber Labs. Presentations from CISO Dee Spivey, from students Matt Bowden, Tyler Stout, Becks Green, and Gabriel Bello, and Dr. Wayne Summers covered the following topics Linux, possibilities of choosing Computer Science as a degree and raising awareness for Cybersecurity!




   Week 4: The Internet Wants You: Consider a Career in Cybersecurity.





Thursday, October 26th in the CCt Auditorium CSU College of Business/Computer Science hosted a chat with the FBI of Atlanta as part of our executive speaker series.





 Week 5: Protecting Critical Infrastructure From Cyber Threats.

Monday, October 30th, Downtown at the the DEN on the River Park Campus We held our Student Outreach Cyber Security Booth where we gave students a chance to interact with Infosec staff, a chance to win a CSU Cybersecurity Awareness T-shirt, and choose to take any of the goodies that were displayed at the booth. The event was a success! Thank you all down at the River Park Campus Den for making it possible and feeding the Infosec Staff!




We also held the Cyber Security Labs Grand Opening! Thank you to Staff, Student Ambassadors, and everyone attending that helped the event go so well!


CyberLab Opening

Finally, On Tuesday, October 31st, We announced the Student Poster Contest winner via FaceBook Live.
All Finalist were in attendance but only one left with the first place prize!

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 Poster Winner


Check out the Poster Finalist Page for more information on the other finalist!




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