October is National Cybersecurity Month What is it?
Our lives have become overly digitally connected and so each of us must become a Cyber Champion by doing our part to keep our online lives safe. safe and secure. We all have a role to play in keeping our part in cyberspace safe. When we use the Internet safely, we make it safer for everyone, not just ourselves. If each of us does our part to advocate for stronger security practices, raise public awareness, and create and participate in cybersecurity programs, then together we will become one. digital society is safer and more resistant to cybercrime. That’s what National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is about!
Why should you join?
You may be wondering why we make this effort every October? Because the state of cybersecurity has not improved – according to the FBI, the Colorados lost $10 million more from cybercrime in 2021 compared to 2020.
FBI Crime Report Full: 2020: https://www.ic3.gov/Media/PDF/AnnualReport/2020_IC3Report.pdf and 2021 https://www.ic3.gov/Media/PDF/AnnualReport/ 2021_IC3Report.pdf
What can you do?
You can use these resources to protect yourself from becoming a victim of cybercrime: