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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October 6, 2014
State of Georgia Seal

Are you Cyber Savvy? Every October for the past 10 years, Georgia has participated in National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a national public awareness campaign to promote cyber security and help you stay safe online.

This year, Georgia will host a number of initiatives, including coordinating a poster contest for students in grades Kindergarten-12, distributing educational materials,  and setting up a public cyber awareness booth on Thursdays at the Sloppy Floyd building, all to help you and your children become safer, more responsible Internet users.

We all play a part in cyber security. Make time during the month (and throughout the year!) to take steps to help safeguard you and your families’ computers and mobile devices from security problems, viruses, malware and spammers.  It all begins with a simple call to action: STOP. THINK. CONNECT. 

For more information about National Cyber Security Awareness Month and ways that you can get involved, visit

Here’s a list of other resources to help you stay safe online:

About the Author

Mark Reardon serves as the State Chief Information Security Officer with responsibilities for the security of the state's IT assets and IT infrastructure.

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