Center for Information Technology Services
Memo from Co-Chair, HEISC and Vice President and Chief Information Officer, University of Maryland, Baltimore
As co-chair of the Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC), and on behalf of my fellow HEISC co-chairs—Michele Norin (outgoing) and Elias Eldayrie (incoming)—I am pleased to remind all of you that this year marks the 10th National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM).
HEISC is partnering with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to promote cybersecurity awareness this October.
Here are seven ways for you and your institution to show support while creating a culture of cyber safety and security on your campus:
Participate in the October 1 EDUCAUSE Live! webinar (1-2 pm EDT), “8 Mobile Device Security Steps": http://www.educause.edu/events/educause-live-8-mobile-device-security-steps
Hold cybersecurity awareness events on your campus during October and throughout the year. For more information, consult HEISC’s NCSAM Resource Kit: http://tinyurl.com/NCSAMresourcekit
Become a NCSAM Champion: http://www.staysafeonline.org/ncsam/champions
Share the 2013 student video and poster contest winners: www.educause.edu/svc<http://www.educause.edu/svc
Get social & join the #HigherEd #NCSAM conversation: http://www.educause.edu/blogs/vvogel/join-highered-ncsam-conversation
Conduct a cybersecurity awareness or training session for the staff in your IT organization
Read what you can do in less than a minute to all year round: http://www.educause.edu/blogs/vvogel/how-colleges-and-universities-can-support-ncsam
Co-Chair, Higher Education Information Security Council Vice President and Chief Information Officer, University of Maryland, Baltimore