Tag Archive: National Cyber Security Awareness Month

No Need to Fear, CSAM is Here

A dog holding a cell phone and a jack-o-lantern bucket, Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM)

By Jeané Blunt. October may be known for it’s spooky holiday, but it’s also Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM). And what’s more frightening than unsecured data? To help UC celebrate, the UC Cyber Champions have cultivated a calendar…
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Celebrate CSAM (formerly NCSAM) with UC

Cyber Security Awareness Month, October 2021, University of California

National Cyber Security Awareness Month is now Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM). CSAM is observed every October, with the goal of raising awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across the nation.

UC is a proud sponsor of CSAM. This…
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It’s Cyber-Spooky Season

Halloween & National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

By Jeané Blunt. October means it’s time for fall leaves, Halloween, and National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). To the average person, one of those doesn’t belong. But those of us who’ve whispered about wanting a certain pair of shoes –…
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Celebrate NCSAM 2020 with UC

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

By Jeané Blunt. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) and it is almost here. If you’ve participated in the past, then you’re used to the guest speakers, tips and tricks on how to stay safe online, and…
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UCSB Hosts 8th Semiannual UC Cyber Security Summit

Professor Giovanni Vigna delivers the keynote address on artificial intelligence as a security tool.

By Harrison Tasoff. Cyber security is constantly evolving as security experts and their adversaries develop and adapt new techniques to their trade. Researchers, companies and professionals from the security community discussed emerging trends in the field during the 8th semiannual…
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October Is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

2019 National Cyber Security Awareness Month Theme

By Jeané Blunt. National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) was created by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance to help everyone stay safe online. Now in its 16th year, NCSAM has grown exponentially and…
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Money, Mayhem, Mortality: A Cyber Tale

By Yvonne Tevis. It was a stormy night on the Dark Web.

But on a sunny UC campus one morning, Jack Tern was plowing through email. The ‘replies-to-all’ were driving him batty. So much work piling up, meetings to arrange, invoices…
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Tips for Selecting & Managing Passwords

Hand grabbing password out of binary code

By Michelle Phung, Isabelle Nguyen and Julie Goldstein. Passwords are the key to almost everything you do online, and you probably have multiple passwords that you use throughout the day. Choosing hard-to-hack passwords and managing them securely can sometimes seem…
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