National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2018

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Take advantage of events at U-M and online to 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 will be enabled for Michigan Medicine employees and sponsored affiliates beginning October 10. Communications begin in October for enabling it on the UM-Ann Arbor campus in January.
  • 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 will receive 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. To be held this year on October 25, 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.