October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

A message from Information Systems:

Informational flyer for 2021 Cybersecurity Awareness month with text that says "Don't be the fish for phishers. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Join us for events throughout the month to learn how to protect yourself and your data. Enter to win prizes at phish.wfu.edu!" There's a cartoon image of a laptop on a fishing pole hook with a cartoon shark opening its mouth to eat the laptop.National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a nationwide campaign that aims to increase understanding about internet security and raise awareness of the resources available to stay safe online.

This year’s theme is “Don’t be the fish for phishers!” Throughout October, Information Systems (IS) will share resources to inform the campus community about phishing dangers, security risks and mysterious links, as well as the tools available to empower you in protecting yourself and your data. Check out phish.wfu.edu for the latest phishing schemes and scams to watch for.

Visit the Cybersecurity Month 2021 website for complete details about cybersecurity events and opportunities to win gift cards, T-shirts and more.

For weekly tips, tricks, and all the details related to Wake Forest cybersecurity and more, visit the WFU IS website and follow IS on Twitter (@WFUIS) and Instagram (@WFUIS_official).