Cyber Security Awareness Month | Week 1 focus
Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM) is built upon the fact that the internet is a shared resource and securing it is our shared responsibility. Cyber Security Awareness Month is an internationally recognized campaign held each October to inform the public of the importance of cyber security. This campaign is focused on helping all Canadians be more secure online, by being informed and knowing the simple steps to take to protect themselves, their families, their workplace and their devices. The month is divided by themes which highlight different aspects of cyber security.
Week 1: Oct. 2-6 Get Cyber Safe and STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™: Simple Steps to Online Safety
Easy-to-follow, actionable advice everyone can use.
Canadians are among the highest users of internet-enabled computer technology. A priority of Public Safety Canada is to make the public aware of issues of security and safety and help Canadians stay safe from cyber threats. To better protect Canadians, their families and community, home networks and mobile devices must be secure, and vulnerable audiences need to be taught how to use the internet safely, securely and responsibly. Week 1 will address the top cyber concerns and provide steps on how to avoid them along with valuable information about what to do if you experience a cyber incident.