Cybersecurity First - Week 4

Think Cybersecurity First

Explore how cybersecurity and staying safe online is increasingly important as our world continues to operate virtually for so much of work and play.

Cybersecurity 101 Tip Sheet

Cybersecurity is the art of protecting networks, devices, and data from unlawful access or criminal use and the practice of guaranteeing confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information.  Communication, transportation, shopping and medicine are just some of the things that rely on computers systems and the Internet now.  Much of your personal information is stored either on your computer, smartphone, tablet or possibly on someone elses system.  Knowing how to protect the information that you have stored is of high importance not just for an individual but for an organization and those in it.

Why is Cybersecurity Important Tip Sheet

Cybersecurity is the art of protecting networks, devices, and data from unlawful access or criminal use and the practice of guaranteeing confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information.  Communication, transportation, shopping, and medicine are just some of the things that rely on computers systems and the Internet now.  Much of your personal information is stored either on your computer, smartphone, tablet or possibly on someone else’s system. Knowing how to protect the information that you have stored is of high importance not just for an individual but for an organization and those in it.

Cybersecurity Starts with You Tip Sheet

Every time you use the Internet, you face choices related to your security.  Friends can be selected, links clicked, websites accessed, and wireless networks can be joined.  Your security and the security of the nation depends on making secure online decisions.  Making the Internet more safe and secure requires all of us to take responsibility for our own cybersecurity posture.

Approaching Cybersecurity Tip Sheet

As cyber-attacks and their consequences grow, the imperative for cybersecurity and resilience is becoming increasingly important, not just to homeland security, but businesses, schools, and individuals.  Attackers use a variety of vulnerabilities and phishing attacks to compromise the security of networks and devices.  To approach this threat effectively and protect your networks, it is even more necessary to become familiar with cyber essentials.


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