Cybersecurity Education, Research & Outreach Center
Being Cyber Smart is more than installing an anti-virus program on your home computer. Technology is a part of almost every part of our daily lives including how/where we work, how/where we travel, how we service our homes, and how we consume entertainment. The following tip sheets provide some common sense guidance on how to safely use technology to better our lives rather than burden our lives.
- Cyber Secure at Work Tip Sheet
- Travel Tip Sheet
- Multi-Factor Authentication Tip Sheet
- Online Privacy Tip Sheet
- Protecting Your Digital Home Tip Sheet
- Creating Passwords Tip Sheet
- Social Media Cybersecurity Tip Sheet
Phishing attacks are the still the cheapest, easiest, and most effective technique to invade someone's digital world. The allure of that free gift card from your favorite coffee shop is just enough to encourage the reader to click that link in the email or text message. If the message looks strange, comes from a strange source, or simply seems too good to be true, it is likely a trap. Due diligence in our digital communications activities can stop over 80% of cyber attacks. The following tip sheets will provide essential guidance into managing our digital communications wisely.
Cybersecurity is one of the few sectors that can always claim negative unemployment. Unfortunately, the diversity of cybersecurity roles is generally misunderstood. Jobs in cyber can range from cyber policy to cyber law to software development to analysis to hardware development. CyberSeek.org can provide a excellent view of the cybersecurity career landscape as well as providing a very real demonstration of the market's need for professionals. Consider these career guides.
The following tip sheets will help you and your family place cybersecurity first in the technology footprint of lives.