Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Resources for Counties

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and after the past week of data breaches and shutdowns, now it is more important than ever to make sure you are being smart with your cyber.

Each week of October has a set theme for you to capitalize on to educate others:

  • Week 1: Be Cyber Smart
  • Week 2: Fight the Phish!
  • Week 3: Explore. Experience. Share. – Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week
  • Week 4: Cybersecurity First

Use the hashtag #BeCyberSmart to raise cybersecurity awareness and promote your social media posts.

Top Resources from the National Association of Counties (NACo):

Learn more from NACo.

Top Resources from Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA):

To decrease cybersecurity risks and protect yourself online, CISA offers cybersecurity technical and non-technical resources to help you and your communities improve your cybersecurity posture. These tools are not only valuable during Cybersecurity Awareness Month but throughout the year.

During October, use CISA’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month Resources to help your stakeholders learn how to reduce their cybersecurity risks and protecting themselves online. Use these resources in your communities and share them with your stakeholders throughout the year to encourage strong, nationwide cybersecurity. These materials are free and may be modified to meet your needs.

Learn more from CISA.

Top Resources from the National Cybersecurity Alliance:

Download the new logos and guidelines to post on your social media accounts, websites, create collateral and more.

Digital Resource Library

Learn more about each week’s cyber theme.

Learn more from the National Cybersecurity Alliance.