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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM)

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The Importance of Multifactor Authentication

By: Ryan A. Higgins, Chief Information Security Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce | 26 Oct 2022

Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a great opportunity for all of us to think through how we approach cybersecurity in both our work and personal lives. Every day, we hear stories about the latest compromise at an organization, or a person who has fallen victim to cyber criminals. As highlighted by...

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  • Transitioning from law enforcement to cybersecurity: A U.S. Digital Corps Fellow’s journey

    By: Jamila Crawford, a U.S. Digital Corps Fellow at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) | 24 Oct 2022

    October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. In May 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order 14028, “Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity,” making cybersecurity a government-wide priority. Launched last year, the U.S. Digital Corps is a two-year, full-time opportunity housed at the General Services Administration (GSA) for early-career technologists to start their careers...

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  • See Yourself in Cyber – Protect Yourself from Phishing

    By: Paul Blahusch, Chief Information Security Officer, U.S. Department of Labor | 20 Oct 2022

    A pipeline is shut down for a week, resulting in delays in delivery of 20 billion gallons of oil.  A large meat supplier halts operations at nine processing plants, causing shortages on supermarket shelves. 100 terabytes of intellectual property are stolen from a major media company. Besides being devastating to...

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  • Is Your TV Listening to You? Cyber Tips from a Chief Information Security Officer

    By: Paul Cunningham, Chief Information Security Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs | 25 Oct 2021

    The Nation’s response to the pandemic has highlighted that our society not only uses technology but is also profoundly reliant on technology in our daily lives. We can go to work, school, shop, work out, and watch newly released movies all from the comfort of our home. We have come...

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  • We Need You – For Cybersecurity!

    By: Paul E. Blahusch, Chief Information Security Officer, U.S. Department of Labor | 18 Oct 2021

    When I was asked to write about cybersecurity careers for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), my first thoughts circled back to how my career started. This was the late 1990s and although we were several years past such landmarks as the Rainbow Series (government computer security guidelines), the Morris Worm...

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  • Hiring for the 21st Century - Strengthening the Federal Cyber Workforce

    By: Jason Gray, CIO of the Dept. of Education and Co-Chair of the CIO Council's Workforce Committee | 12 Oct 2018

    October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). This week’s NCSAM theme is “Millions of Rewarding Jobs: Educating For a Career in Cybersecurity”. Since its inception, the CIO Council Workforce Committee has worked in partnership with the federal human capital community to develop, implement and communicate strategies to recruit, retain, and...

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  • Presidential Proclamation on National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2018

    By: CIO Council Operations | 28 Sep 2018

    This proclamation was first posted on White House.gov on September 28th, 2018. During National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we acknowledge the danger that cyber threats pose to our economy and public infrastructure, and raise awareness about steps we can take to mitigate and prevent future attacks. As these threats have continued...

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