Cybersecurity Awareness Month — Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020 is this October and the department of OCIS encourage all users to own their role in protecting themselves and their connected devices. The theme this year is "Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart." Each Thursday in October, the department of OCIS will be hosting a series of webinars for the college community. The webinars will consist of general information, tips, and best practices on protecting yourself online, your digital home devices. Our goal is to help you make the most of today's technology safely and securely.

Upcomming Webinars

Protecting Your Digital Home — Securing Your WiFi

More and more of our home devices—including thermostats, door locks, coffee machines, and smoke alarms—are now connected to the Internet. This enables us to control our devices on our smartphones, no matter our location, which in turn can save us time and money while providing convenience and even safety. However they also pose a new set of security risks. #BeCyberSmart to connect with confidence and protect your digital home. Join us to learn more about best practices to protect your digital home devices.

Simple Tips for Internet of Things.

5 Steps to protecting your digital home.

Date Time Presenters Webinar Registration
Thursday, October 8 12:45pm - 2:15pm Freddy Altamirano, James Cronen Click here to Register for Event*

Presentation Slides

Spam and Phishing

Cybercriminals have become quite savvy in their attempts to lure people in and get you to click on a link or open an attachment. Join us to learn best practices and tips for avoiding being a victim.

Date Time Presenters Webinar Registration
Thursday, October 15 12:45pm - 2:15pm Tremmelle Thomas, Eliud Perez Click here to Register for Event*

Presentation Video

Presentation Slides

Data Privacy for Faculty/Staff

Millions of people are unaware of and uninformed about how their personal information is being used, collected or shared in our digital society. Data Privacy webinar event aims to inspire dialogue and empower individuals and college to take action.

Date Time Presenters Webinar Registration
Thursday, October 22 12:45pm - 2:15pm Freddy Altamirano, James Cronen Click here to Register for Event*

Protecting Your Digital Classroom

Did you know you can lock a Zoom session that's already started, so that no one else can join? Join us to learn some best practices for securing your virtual classroom using Zoom.

Date Time Presenters Webinar Registration
Thursday, October 29 12:45pm - 2:15pm Tremmelle Thomas, Kirton DeShong Click here to Register for Event*

*Please note that you will need to register for each event to attend the event.

Security Awareness Videos

Episode 1: Password

Episode 2: Data Handling

Episode 3: Computer Theft

Episode 4: Phishing and Ransomware

Episode 5: Removable Media

Episode 6: Vishing

Cybersecurity Trivia

Are you a cybersecurity know-it-all?

How much do you know about the events that rocked the world of cybersecurity in the past few years? Test yourself!