CHA News Article

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Today marks the start of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which emphasizes the need to use the internet safely and securely. A flyer released by the National Cyber Security Alliance outlines various themes to be covered throughout the month — week one will focus on online safety at home, week two on careers in cybersecurity, week three on online safety at work, and week four on the public’s role in safeguarding critical infrastructure. For more information about cybersecurity in hospitals, visit CHA’s dedicated web page.

2018 NCSAM Themes

  • Week 1: Oct. 1­–5: Make Your Home a Haven for Online Safety 
  • Week 2: Oct. 8–12: Millions of Rewarding Jobs: Educating for a Career in Cybersecurity
  • Week 3: Oct. 15–19: It’s Everyone’s Job to Ensure Online Safety at Work
  • Week 4: Oct. 22–26: Safeguarding the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure