Community-Based Organizations

How you can support NCSAM

Community-based organizations are trusted sources of information about a variety of issues of concern to their members. Although cybersecurity may not be central to your mission, it’s important that you know how to keep your staff, your volunteers and the people you serve safe and secure online.

A great place to start is by participating in National Cyber Security Awareness Month, held each October. Whether you are able to show your support for just one day or every day this October, consider the following ways you can make a difference to raise cybersecurity awareness.

What you can do…

…in one minute:

  • Promote NCSAM on social networks. Find social media profile icons and daily NCSAM messages to share on Facebook, Google+ and Twitter.

…in one hour:

  • Show your organization’s cybersecurity leadership by becoming an NCSAM Champion. It’s free and simple to sign up.  

…in one day:

  • Write an article for your organization’s newsletter, incorporating tips from the global cybersecurity awareness campaign, STOP. THINK. CONNECT.

…all month long:

…all year round:

  • Make sure that your organization is taking adequate steps to protect any personal information you have about employees, volunteers or the people you serve. Distribute STOP. THINK. CONNECT. tips to guide the discussion.