NC State’s Cyber Security Awareness Month event, Protect the Pack: Don’t Get Phished, will highlight the FBI Cybersquad on Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Talley Student Union’s Stewart Theatre.
Meet special agents John Maser and Scott Bennett who will give an engaging presentation on the current cyber threats and trends that are seen nationally as well as those that target higher education. They will also:
- provide a general overview of the FBI and its cyber resources.
- examine personal computer safety and provide recommendations to protect yourself online.
- provide an overview of FBI cyber careers and internship opportunities.
- conclude with an opportunity to meet one-on-one with participants.
To register, visit Classmate.
Other cyber security presentations that will be held this month include:
- Secure Your iOS Devices (iPhone and iPad) on Oct 19
At their core, Apple devices are designed with good security, but you must enable measures to protect your data. Learn more on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at noon in Room 126 (Washington Sankofa) of Witherspoon Student Center. To register, visit Classmate.
- Phishing 101 and Google 2-Step on Oct. 20
Do you know what phishing is or what a phishing scam looks like? Learn tips to identify both and how to protect yourself using Google 2-Step Verification on Thursday, Oct. 20 at noon in Room 110 of the Avent Ferry Technology Center. Seating is limited. To register, visit Classmate.
- Tool Talk I: Identity Finder and CloudLock on Oct. 27
Protecting your data on campus is a very sensitive topic — one that needs further discussion. Campus system administrators are invited to learn more about the scanning tools in the Sensitive Information Identification and Response (SIIR) project, as well as the methods OIT Security and Compliance employs to remediate the findings on Thursday, Oct. 27 at noon in Room 106 of the Avent Ferry Technology Center. To register, visit Classmate.
- Tool Talk II: Protect Your Services With Duo 2-Factor Authentication on Oct. 31
Multi-factor authentication is becoming more commonplace as well as a requirement for many university systems. Campus IT staff are invited to learn how multi-factor authentication plays a role in the administration of various campus services and to discuss preferred strategies to integrate Duo into their campus systems on Monday, Oct. 31 at noon in Room 106 of the Avent Ferry Technology Center. To register, visit Classmate.
Attendees will have the opportunity to win great door prizes, including an Amazon Echo, a P2 Jr Pico Projector, Blue Nano bluetooth speakers, Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, a one-day IT training course, gift cards, tablets, and more!
This event is sponsored by the Office of Information Technology, the Department of Computer Science, ePartners Program, and the NC State Engineering Foundation.
For more information about NC State’s Cyber Security Awareness Month activities, see Protect the Pack: Don’t Get Phished.