2021 Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Do Your Part. Be Cyber Smart

October is Cybersecurity Awareness month and the theme this year is:  

Kick-Off: Do your Part. Be Cyber Smart  

Each week will focus on a different area to highlight the corresponding cybersecurity risks and tools/tips to reduce/mitigate them.  


  • The average total cost of a data breach in 2020 was $3.86 million and took an average of 280 days to identify and contain. (IBM)
  • The use of new breach techniques has boomed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with 35% of breaches having leveraged new techniques in 2020. (Cynet)
  • 88% of data breaches are caused by human error. (Tessian)

The Deadly "Phisher": An ITS Horror Film

This October, in a world where digital information is vulnerable, one ITS team came together to fight the “phish.” From the creative team that brought youTwo-Factor Authentication and Safelinks, comes the newest horror installment, The Deadly “Phisher”. Make sure you "catch" it before it catches you. Mwahahaha!

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