Cybersecurity Awareness

NCSAM 2018

Smart Cybersecurity Habits

As we begin to spend more and more of our time online, it's becoming increasing important to be able to properly protect ourselves. Follow these 8 tips for forming new and better online habits:

Think twice before clicking on links or opening attachments. Verify requests for private information. Protect your passwords. Protect your stuff! Lock it up or take it with you. Keep your devices, browsers and apps up to date. Back up critical files. Delete...

Holiday Shopping Videos

Short videos to broaden your online shopping awareness

Too busy to read our articles? No problem! Here are three, short videos to give you some tools to protect yourself from cyber criminals while shopping this season.

NCSAM 2017

Become #CyberAware during National Cyber Security Awareness Month! The goal of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – celebrated every October – is to ensure that all Americans have the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. Use these cybersecurity tips to help you safeguard your personal information and devices from a cyber-attack.

Check out these articles for tips on securing your digital self:

Learn how to protect yourself and how to report suspicious...

NCSAM 2019 - Protect IT

Protect IT by managing your digital profile.

Maintain your digital profile. Every click, share, send, and post you make creates a digital trail that can be exploited by cybercriminals. To protect yourself from becoming a cybercrime victim you must understand, secure, and maintain your digital profile. Be familiar with and routinely check privacy settings to help protect your privacy and limit cybercrimes.

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NCSAM 2019 - Secure IT

Secure IT by guarding your digital profile.

Cybercriminals are very good at getting personal information from unsuspecting victims, and the methods are getting more sophisticated as technology evolves. Protect against cyber threats by learning about security features available on the equipment and software you use. Apply additional layers of security to your devices – like Multi-Factor Authentication – to better protect your personal information.

Check out these articles for tips on securing your digital self:


NCSAM 2019 - Own IT

Own IT - By understanding your digital profile.

Internet-based devices are present in every aspect of our lives: at home, school, work, and on the go. Constant connection provides opportunities for innovation and modernization, but also presents opportunities for potential cybersecurity threats that can compromise our most important personal information. Understand the devices and applications you use every day to help keep you and your information safe and secure.

Check out these articles for tips on securing your digital self:


NCSAM 2019

NCSAM Logo 2019

The NCSAM theme for 2019 was ‘Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.’, helping to encourage personal accountability and proactive behavior in digital privacy, security best practices, and common cyber threats.

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

September 5, 2019

NCSAM Champion Logo

This October, UC Berkeley is once again joining other universities, the National Cyber Security Alliance, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to help raise cyber security awareness during National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM).

The goal of NCSAM is to ensure that everyone has the resources they need to be safer and more secure...