Cyber Security Awareness 2021

Now in its 18th year, Cybersecurity Awareness Month—previously known as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month—continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our Nation, ensuring that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online. This year, the Cybersecurity Awareness Month Theme is "Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart." 



Too busy to read our articles? No problem! Here are fun and informative security awareness videos that can help explain cyber security concepts, attacks, and tools.

Be Cyber Smart Fight the Phish Protect UCSC Data

Zoom Backgrounds - Show your UCSC Cyber Pride!

Download these backgrounds to use during October to participate and show your cybersecurity spirit!


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Gift Card Giveaways

Cyber Security Posters

ITS has developed a number of POSTERS designed to raise awareness about various cyber security issues and to promote safer computing.

Cyber Security Basics

The ITS "Top 10 List" of Good Computing Practices provides general good computing practices and tips that apply to most people who use a computer.

Cyber Security Toolkit

Here are some security-related tools and resources available to everyone in the UCSC community.



2020 Cyber Security Awarness Campaign

2019 Cyber Security Awareness Campaign

2018 Cyber Security Awareness Campaign