October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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NCSAM continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across the United States, ensuring that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.

Davidson College Technology & Innovation is proud to be a NCSAM champion and promote the #BeCyberSmart campaign. We are joining other institutions and businesses around the country in educating their communities about staying safe online and protecting important data.

Our #CyberAwareDavidson campaign will provide information and resources throughout the month to help you learn more about potential security threats and ways to combat them. Look for our emails and visit our site, security.ti.davidson.edu to learn more! including Duo multi-factor authentication and email protocols.

2020 NCSAM Topics

Each week we’ll focus on a different security theme to improve your cybersecurity awareness.  

  • Week 1: Passphrase best practices and password managers
  • Week 2: Multi-factor Authentication, not just for your Davidson accounts
  • Week 3: Virtual Private Network (VPN), what it is and how to use it
  • Week 4: Phishing, what it is and how to spot it

Additional Information about Cybersecurity Topics

Learn more about these topics in our NCSAM article which provides information and resources you need to be #CyberAwareDavidson!


  • October 16, 2020


  • Technology & Innovation