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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month which is an annual campaign to raise awareness about cybersecurity. We live in a world that is more connected than ever before. The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily life, whether we realize it or not. National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives with the goal of raising awareness about cybersecurity and increasing the resiliency of the nation in the event of a cyber incident.

Just Announced: NCSAM 2016 Weekly Themes

Week 1: October 3-7, 2016 – Every Day Steps Towards Online Safety with Stop.Think.Connect.™

Week 2: October 10-14, 2016 – Cyber from the Break Room to the Board Room

Week 3: October 17-21, 2016 – Recognizing and Combating Cybercrime

Week 4: October 24-28, 2016 – Our Continuously Connected Lives: What’s Your ‘App’-titude?

Week 5: October 31, 2016 –Building Resilience in Critical Infrastructure 

NCSAM 2015 Highlights

Image of National Cyber Security Awareness Month logo, Nasdaq logo with people waving in front of Homeland Security logo, several different images

Get Involved

Plans for NCSAM 2016 are already in the works. Stay tuned for more details.

In the meantime, find resources from past National Cyber Security Awareness Months including NCSAM Presidential Proclamations, one-pager overviews, blog posts, and more.


Last Published Date: June 30, 2016

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