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National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Week Five Recap

[CYBERSECURITY | 7 MIN READ]  National Cyber Security Awareness Month is almost over - the last day being this Wednesday (until 2019). We want to give you the quick rundown on all the MSP knowledge we released during October - don't miss out! Also, check out a quick recap of the 31 MSP cybersecurity tips we have published this month, plus more to be released this week. We end this article with a small recap of the 2018 themes of CSAM and NCSAM. Access this free educational content today!

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1) IN THE PASSPORTAL BLOG: We recognized Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM) whole of October with the help of leading several Channel experts. 

We released expert MSP tips by:

TO BE RELEASED ON: October 31, 2018 

Brian is an expert in the MSSP realm after working as an executive in managed services for over decade. Read his main learnings in the IT Channel to be released this Wednesday.

2) IN THE CSAM BLOG: We released an MSP Tip-a-Day + more to come this week!

>> Stay tuned for the final PDF version of these tips or email <<

3) Cyber Security Awareness Month: We introduced you to the nationally recognized themes for both Canada (CSAM) and America (NCSAM)

CSAM: Week 5 Themes October 29-31: Our Future In Cybersecurity

'According to a recent report by Deloitte, in collaboration with Toronto Financial Services Alliance, "demand for cyber talent in Canada is increasing by 7 percent annually, with organizations needing to fill some 8,000 cybersecurity roles between 2016 and 2021. Week 5 will focus on the activities and initiatives aimed at helping close the cyber talent gap, inspiring young people to pursue careers in cyber security, and recognizing the contributions of those that are dedicated cyber practitioners.' Continue reading on the CSAM website.

CSAM 2018 Theme Recap:

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NCSAM 2018 Theme Recap: 

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

Thanks for joining Passportal for National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2018!

We look forward to continuing to educate you with leading industry knowledge. Stay tuned for more tips this week and Infogressive's article showcased on our blog. Now, that's a wrap for October. Oh - by the way, Happy Halloween! 

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Karla Poznikoff
Digital Marketing Manager

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