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National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Week Two Recap

As we enter the second week of National Cyber Security Month, let's recap last week's cyber tips, as well as, introduce week two themes both Canada and the States are launching for awareness. Each week during October will focus on a different theme that addresses specific challenges and areas of learning in the cybersecurity sphere. Check them out below.


Cyber Security Awareness Month: Week 2 Themes October 8-12

CSAM: Buy Secure


'The focus of week 2 is "Buy Secure". When we buy information technology products, too often we overlook the cyber security risks posed from their use. For the Canadian public, the focus will be on the importance of buying devices and apps from reputable sources. For governments and businesses, "Buy Secure" means identifying and mitigating the risk posed by the supply chain of information technology within your networks.' Continue Reading on the CSAM website.

NCSAM: Millions of Rewarding Jobs: Educating for a Career in Cybersecurity


'A key risk to our economy and security continues to be the shortage of cybersecurity professionals to safeguard our ever-expanding cyber ecosystem. Raising the next generation of interested and capable cybersecurity professionals is a starting point to building stronger defenses. Week 2 will address ways to motivate everyone learn more about the field.' Continue reading on the NCSAM website.

Recap of last week's Passportal Cybersecurity Tips:


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Karla Poznikoff
Digital Marketing Manager

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