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National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2012 is HERE!

It’s that time of year again! October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

Help us raise awareness with your faculty, staff, and students this October by promoting National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM).

We will start the month off with an EDUCAUSE Live! webinar on October 4 (1-2 pm EDT). Register here and join Dave Cullinane, Chief Information Security Officer at eBay (retired) and Co-Founder of the Cloud Security Alliance, as he discusses “Security Awareness and Communication in the C-Suite.”

If you plan on holding an event in October, please share your plans and any applicable URL’s with this group or send an e-mail to so your institution's activities can be included with our list of 2012 campus events.

This year the EDUCAUSE & Internet2 Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) have made it even easier to get involved.

Explore EDUCAUSE resources:

Additional resources:


If you have questions or need additional information, please contact the Higher Education Information Security Council ( or NCSA (


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