October is cybersecurity awareness month

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With a cyber attack every 39 seconds, the digital landscape can feel like a battlefield.

This October, the University of Cincinnati's Office of Information Security is turning those stats into action — and fear into fun by diving into a month of engaging activities and challenges designed to boost your cybersecurity IQ. 

Week 2: Using strong passwords

This is Week 2 of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and we're focusing on the importance of using strong passwords and password managers. A strong password is your first line of defense against cyber threats. Learn how to create one and manage it effectively.

Visit the Cybersecurity Awareness Month page for more tips and participate in our events and activities to win prizes and arm yourself with knowledge!

Webinar led by industry experts

Cybersecurity awareness contests

Meme Competition: Show off your meme-making skills and win prizes! The contest runs now through Oct. 31.

Printable Resources

Staying in the know is the first step to staying secure! Share these password tips from the National Cybersecurity Alliance. 


Visit the Office of Information Security's Cybersecurity Awareness Month page for more resources.

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