Cybersecurity is our shared responsibility. That means everyone has the potential to make a difference and educate others. Anyone can raise awareness within their community.
- Blog about cybersecurity throughout the month. Use social networks such as Facebook and Twitter to disseminate information and encourage customers and employees to learn more about staying safe online. (Download resources from http://staysafeonline.org/stay-safe-online/.)
- Send an email to friends and family informing them that October 2012 is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and encourage them to visit the STOP. THINK. CONNECT. website.
- Hold a “family conference” to discuss how each member of the family can help to make their personal computer and other online devices safe from cyberattacks. Read through and discuss the suggestions from the STOP. THINK. CONNECT. tip sheet. (Download at http://staysafeonline.org/stop-think-connect/tips-and-advice.)
- Review and update the acceptable use policy for all technology (computers, mobile devices, networks, and personal devices) in your school or office.