Original release date: October 17, 2017
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about cybersecurity. Smart cities, connected devices, digitized records, as well as smart cars and homes, have become a new reality. While there are tremendous benefits to this technology, it is critical to understand how to use these cutting-edge innovations in safe and secure ways. The National Cyber Security Alliance has released Online Cybersecurity Advice to help users access digital innovations safely and efficiently.
US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the following resources:
- DHS steps to Protecting Your Digital Home,
- Stop.Think.Connect. tips on Internet of Things and Mobile Security,
- US-CERT Tip on Cybersecurity for Electronic Devices, and
- DHS webpage on Securing the Internet of Things.