October Is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

Posted by Julie Goldstein, Cyber-risk IT security analyst. Throughout October, National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), the UC IT Blog will run a series of articles to promote cybersecurity awareness at UC. NCSAM is an annual, national campaign to raise awareness about technology-related threats and ensure that all Americans have resources to stay safer and more secure online.


Many cybersecurity-related events will take place this month, and a number of webinars are available to the UC community. Summary information is below. Detailed information, including connection information, is available from the UC NCSAM web page, along with NCASM posters, information, events, videos, and outreach ideas that you may use and share.

Date Speaker Title Length
10/3/16, Mon

10-11 AM

Stu Sjouwerman, Founder and CEO of KnowBe4, Inc. Surviving Social Engineering and Ransomware Attacks 1 hr
10/5/16, Wed
10-11 AM
Robert Smith, UC Systemwide IT Policy Director There’s Nothing On That System and Other Tales of Doom! 1 hr
10/11/16, Tue
10-11 AM
Lance Spitzner and Dr. Johannes Ullrich, SANS Technology Institute EDUCAUSE: Top Attack Techniques, Top Human Risks, and How to Create a Cyberaware Culture 1 hr
10/13/16, Thu
2-3 PM
Dr. David Klonoff, UCSF Cybersecurity for Connected Medical Devices 1 hr
10/19/16, Wed
10-11 AM
Dr. Suzanne Schwartz, FDA New FDA Guidelines for Medical Device Security 1 hr
On Demand – link coming soon Jon Good, UCOP Information Security Director Security in the Cloud – Finding
the Balance
Approx 10 min
On Demand – link coming soon Roslyn Martorano, UC Systemwide Privacy Manager Intersections between Privacy & Security – 2 or 3 short webinars 3 min each

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