NCSAM 2016



Logo For National Cyber Security Awareness Month


Appalachian State University to celebrate National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2016.

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)! 2016 marks the 13th annual event sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Alliance “to increase the awareness and prevention of online security problems.”

The Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) will once again be sponsoring a variety of campus events and resources to help the Appalachian Community stay safe online.



             ONLINE TRAINING

            MOBILE SECURITY                    ASSISTANCE

       Managing Your Online Reputation

             Monday, October 17, 2016


Cathy Bates, AppState CIO and co-chair of the Educause Higher Education Information Security Council, will be presenting on Managing Your Online Reputation.


New Online Security Training Resources For Appalachian Faculty/Staff!


Mobile Security Assistance

Mondays & Tuesdays from 11:00am - 2:00pm at Plemmons Student Union contact tables, ITS will be providing FREE security check-ups for student & faculty/staff mobile devices.  

Stop by & see if your device is safe & secure!

          Credit Cards + Use + Criminals = ?

                 Monday, October 24, 2016 


Oscar Knight, ITS Office of Information Security Policy and Compliance Coordinator, will present information on keeping your credit card information safe from scammers and criminals. 

           Back to School in Cybersecurity

                Monday, October 31, 2016


Larry Bridges, CS Lecturer, AppState Alum, & Retired Global Chief Information Security Officer Haynesbrand, Inc., will present on information security & personal cybersecurity tips.