NCSAM 2020

During October we celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) by highlighting the importance of cybersecurity. This year’s theme is #BeCyberSmart.

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Three things you can do right now to help protect your CalNet identity:

#1: Add/Verify Your Recovery Email Address 

A Recovery Email Address is a non-berkeley email that receives change notifications for your CalNet account and is required when you reset your passphrase. Learn more: mycalnet.berkeley.edu.

#2: Update your CalNet Passphrase

If it's been "a while" you should go to mycalnet.berkeley.edu and update your passphrase, there is even a NEW option to have a long passphrase (that doesn't require special characters!)

#3: Get a FREE LastPass Premium Account - on us!

UC Berkeley is excited to offer faculty, staff, and students a free LastPass Premium account. This tool manages all your passwords and syncs across all your devices.


THU, OCT 1 | 10 AM – 11 AM

Electronic Records Day
(Hosted by UC Records Management Committee)

Registration Link(link is external)

Celebrate Electronics Management Day by joining this event as Panelists including experts in Archives, Records Management, Privacy and Information Security discuss managing electronic records. With audience Q&A afterward.

MON, OCT 5 | 12 PM – 1 PM

Allthenticate Presents: Password Security
(Hosted by UCSB)

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Hate Passwords? You’re Not Alone: Why We Still Have Passwords in 2020

TUE, OCT 6 | 10 AM – 11 AM

Q&A With SANS Director of Emerging Security Trends, John Pescatore
(Hosted by UCSF)

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During this session SANS’ John Pescatore will start things off by highlighting the top 3 security issues hitting organizations will hit over in 2020/2021. Ken Newton will then ask questions to drill down in areas of interest of particular to the USCF community and will then select questions from the audience.

WED, OCT 7 | 10 AM – 11 AM

Zoom Security & Cool New Features
(Hosted by UCSB)

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Vanessa Moriarity will present: Tips & tricks on how to use the new features of Zoom securely and successfully.

WED, OCT 7 | 1 PM – 2 PM

FireEye Presents - Cybersecurity & Safety for Families
(Hosted by UCOP)

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Ric Messier, CCSP, GCIH, GSEC, CEH, and CISSP, Author, Educator, Senior Security Consultant at FireEye Mandiant

THU, OCT 8 | 2 PM – 3 PM

Barrett Lyon Presents: Understanding Security Through Visualization of the Metaphysical
(Hosted by UCSF)

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Barrett is the CEO and co-founder of Netography, a security platform.

FRI, OCT 9 | 9 AM – 10 AM

Box Security & Usability Tips
(Hosted by UCSB)

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MON, OCT 12 | 12 PM – 1 PM

Allthenticate Presents: Smartcards
(Hosted by UCSB)

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How “Smart” are Smartcards? A Hacker’s Perspective on Those Plastic Cards

Wed, OCT 14 | TBD

UC Fall 2020 Cyber Security Summit

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The Fall UC Cyber Security Summit will be held online on October 14th. We are excited about sharing our collective expertise in order to better safeguard UC’s mission of teaching, research, and public service.

THU, OCT 15 | 1 PM – 2 PM

FireEye Presents - Election Safety
(Hosted by UCOP)

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Jon Ford has more than 22 years of cybersecurity experience supporting commercial, federal and state, local, and education clients.

FRI, OCT 16 | 1 PM – 3 PM

Hacker Stories with Chris Hadnagy
(Hosted by UCSD)

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Chris discusses his goal to secure companies by educating them on the methods used by attackers, identifying vulnerabilities, and mitigating issues through appropriate levels of awareness and security.

FRI, OCT 16 | 1 PM

Doing Our Part to Stay Cyber-Safe with Joseph Oregon, Cybersecurity Advisor, Dept of Homeland Security
(Hosted by UCI)

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As we adjust our personal, professional and educational lives around COVID-19, we need to be mindful about the threats that still lurk online.

MON, OCT 19 | 12 PM – 1 PM

Allthenticate Presents: Binary Exploitation
(Hosted by UCSB)

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What is “Hacking,” Really? Insights into Breaches

TUE, OCT 20 | 1 PM – 2 PM

FireEye Presents - Elevate: Cybersecurity & Diversity in the C-Suite and the Boardroom
(Hosted by UCOP)

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Presented by Alexa King, Executive Vice President, Corporate & Legal Affairs at FireEye discusses diversity in the C-suite and opportunities that exist for women in cybersecurity, diversity in the boardroom, and the importance of mentorship.

WED, OCT 21 | 10 AM – 11 AM

Keeping Children Safe Online - Social Media Safety - Threats Around the Corner and in our Homes
(Hosted by UCOP)

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Thu, OCT 22 | 2 PM

Cyber Threatscape with FBI Special Agent, Michael Sohn
(Hosted by UCI)

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Understanding what the cyber threats are to UCI Faculty and Students. The FBI will share its perspectives on the cyber threat landscape, and will provide tips to protect for protecting ourselves from them.

THU, OCT 22 | 4 PM – 5 PM

The State of Authentication, Chad Spensky, Founder & CEO Allthenticate
(Hosted by UCSB)

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Chad is a computer security researcher, entrepreneur, and educator who is passionate about using technology to make people’s lives easier and their digital systems more secure. Chad has more than 10 years of research experience and is a lifetime hacker.

FRI, OCT 23 | 9 AM – 10 AM

Box Security & Usability Tips
(Hosted by UCSB)

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FRI, OCT 23 | 10 AM – 11 AM

Current Trends in K-12 and Higher Education Cybersecurity Issues and Risk Mitigation
(Hosted by UCSF)

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Joe Oregon will present on the cybersecurity issues plaguing K-12 and Higher Education Institutions and the resources available to help them stay safe and secure. Joseph serves as the Cybersecurity Advisor, Region IX, for the Cybersecurity Division (CSD), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

FRI, OCT 23 | 1 PM – 2 PM

Fish Sticks Comedy - Security Improv

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Fish Sticks Comedy is one of the largest improv comedy teams in the US. They'll make our cheeks hurt from laughing while they create a UC community experience through their unique Cybersecurity Improv! Please join us.

MON, OCT 26 | 12 PM – 1 PM

Allthenticate Presents: Embedded System Security
(Hosted by UCSB)

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Are My (Internet of) Things Vulnerable? A Look at the Security of Embedded Systems

WED, OCT 28 | 10 AM – 11 AM

Zoom Security & Cool New Features
(Hosted by UCSB)

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Vanessa Moriarity will present: Tips & tricks on how to use the new features of Zoom securely and successfully.

Videos

Zoom Security Video

Dangers of surfing the web and how to safely browse the web

Phishing Video

STS Social Media Safety Tips

Security Awareness Episode 1: Passwords

STS Laptop Security Tips

What is ransomware and how can I protect myself?

How to avoid social engineering attacks

5 Holiday Cybersecurity Safety Tips