October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This event is sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance, a collaboration of public and private institutions. NCSA provides tools and resources to empower home users, schools, colleges, and universities to stay safe online.
To promote cyber security awareness at Illinois State, we are bringing together topics that help you stay safe online. These topics include:
[Prizes: Ten (10) $15 Einstein Bros Bagels gift certificates]
Each week, read the Help Desk knowledge base article and take the quiz.
Weekly Prizes: Take the weekly quizzes to register to win! See prizes above.
Grand Prize: At the end of the month, one lucky participant will win the grand prize, Beats by DRE headphones or Skullcandy Mix Master headphones and a $100 iTunes gift card!
Get a perfect score on all four quizzes to maximize your chances of winning the grand prize. You can take each quiz as many times as you need to get a perfect score.
Grand Prize Winner!
Grand Prize Winner! The winner of the grand prize, a $100 iTunes gift card and a choice of Beats by DRE heaphones or Skullcandy Mix Master headphones is Cherie, a staff member. Congratulations, Cherie!
Phishing emails try to trick you into sending your personal information through email or over the Web. Illinois State University has been targeted by phishing emails for the past few years. You should learn to recognize and avoid phishing scams.
Smart phones, tablets, and other mobile devices are becoming more and more prevalant. These new devices bring with them a host of best practices designed to limit risk to both your personal data and, if you are an employee of the University, data owned by Illinois State.
Winners! Seven students, one faculty member, and two staff members have won a $15 Einstein Bros Bagels gift card. Congratulations to Sammi, Carlynn, Bria, Lindsey, Megan , Mary, Kelora, Shannon, Stacey, and Todd!