October is Cyber Security Awareness Month at Fordham


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Welcome to Cyber Security Awareness Month at Fordham!
Launched by Fordham IT’s University Information Security Office (UISO), this campaign will raise your awareness about phishing, online security and safety, how to protect your personal digital information, and how to be a good digital citizen.

Be in the know about CyberSecurity
Each weekday in October, we’ll post a new tip about staying safe online on the UISO blog, Fordham IT Security News. Make sure you don’t miss a single one! Read Tip #1Spam: Report and Delete!and all 22 other tips at Fordham IT Security News.

We’ll also tweet a link to the tip on Twitter: @FordhamSecureIT

Let your creativity help you win a $50 Amazon gift card
Design the winning Fordham iTV ad about cyber security! We’ll give it air time on iTV and you’ll get $50 to spend at Amazon. Requirements: The iTV ad must be appropriate for and target Fordham’s audience. We reserve the right to modify the ad so it meets Fordham IT’s standards. The winning ad will be chosen based on quality by IT staff. Read more about the contest, here.

Educate yourself about phishing and enter to win a $25 Amazon gift card on October 15 & 16
Think you have what it takes to pass on online quiz about phishing? Take the Intel Security Awareness Quiz at the UISO’s table in front of the elevators at Lincoln Center on October 15 and in the McGinley Center on October 16. Complete the quiz and you’re eligible to enter a drawing for one of two $25 Amazon gift cards (one will be awarded on each campus). To enter, take the quiz and fill out a card with your name and Fordham email address.

Last, but not least, the Swedish fish
Drop by one of the UISO’s tables in front of the elevators at Lincoln Center on Swedish fishOctober 15 or at the McGinley Center and pick up a few fish, ask us anything at all about cyber security, and take some printed information about how to be safe online. We want to hear from you!

Every year, some people at Fordham experience an online security threat. The UISO wants to make sure you’re not one of them this month, this year, or ever.

Take part in Cyber Security Awareness Month at Fordham!


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