Cyber security continues to grow in importance, and we all play a role in today’s highly networked world of systems, information, and technology.
SecureIT is the main safe computing initiative at MSU encouraging safe personal computing, as well as information security guidelines and best practices for dealing with institutional data.
MSU students, faculty, and staff should understand their roles and responsibilities related to individual and institutional security. They also should know about MSU’s technology guidelines and policies. Follow TechAtMSU on Twitter for cyber security tips all month.
Also check out SecureIT for more information, including:
- Phishing Tips
- Tips for Safeguarding your Computer and Mobile Devices
- Information about Securing Institutional Data
If you have questions or need help, contact the MSU IT Service Desk at (517) 432-6200.
National Cyber Security Awareness Month
NCSAM – celebrated every October – was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. Since its inception in 2003 under leadership from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance, NCSAM has grown exponentially, reaching consumers, businesses, corporations, and educational institutions across the United States.
StaySafeOnline offers cyber security infographics, tips, and ways to get involved with NCSAM at a local level.
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