National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2018

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Below are the events held at U-M and online in 2018 to help you learn more about how you can protect your online identity and information.

U-M Activities

  • Expanding two-factor protection. To better protect university systems and data and more, Duo two-factor for Weblogin was enabled for Michigan Medicine employees and sponsored affiliates on October 10, 2018. Communications began in October for enabling it on the UM-Ann Arbor, UM-Dearborn, and UM-Flint campuses in January 2019.
  • Cyber security and privacy tips in an email to faculty and staff on October 18 and throughout October in tweets. Follow us @umichTECH.
  • Security 101 for students. In late October, students on the Ann Arbor campus received an email invitation to test their IT security knowledge by taking the Computer Security 101 Exam. Those who complete the exam with a score of 90% or higher will be entered into a drawing for prizes.
  • SUMIT_2018. Last held October 25, 2018, the Security at University of Michigan IT (SUMIT) conference is a free annual event where you can hear recognized experts discuss the latest technical, legal, policy, and operational trends, threats, and tools in cyber security and privacy.

Events Online and Elsewhere

See StaySafeOnline's list of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month events online and around the country.

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