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Topics of the Month

Below is a calendar of cyber-related days, events, and themes to raise Cybersecurity awareness.

January
National Stalking Awareness Month
Keep What’s Private, Private
January 28: Data Privacy Day (National Cyber Security Alliance)
January 26-30: Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week (FTC Consumer Information)

February
Learn What it Takes to Refuse Phishing Bait!
February 9: Safer Internet Day (sponsored by ConnectSafely.org)

March
Digital Spring Cleaning
March 6-12: National Consumer Protection Week (sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission)

April
Don’t Be Fooled! Protect Yourself and Your Identity
April 16: Secure your ID Day

May
Older Americans Month
Step Up to Stronger Passwords
May 25: National Missing Children’s Day

June
Internet Safety Month
Basic Steps to Online Safety and Security

July
Think You’ve Been Hacked? Here’s How to Shake It Off!

August
Back to School (Internet Safety for Students)
Are You Practicing Safe Social Networking?

September
National Preparedness Month
Avoiding Ransomware Attacks

October
National Cyber Security Awareness Month
National Crime Prevention Month
National Bullying Prevention Month
Information Security is Our Responsibility

November
Cyber Monday (Cybersecurity and Retail: Shopping Safe Online)
Critical Infrastructure and Security Resilience Month
Your Mobile Devices Won’t Secure Themselves!

December
Holidays (Cybersecurity and Holiday Travel)
Holiday Cybersecurity Tips

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