Cybersecurity Awareness Month Events

Week 1 - Be Cyber Smart

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Cyber Hygiene, Anyone? Own your role in securing GW by starting with the basics. Join Tima Atie, GW Sr. Cybersecurity Risk Analyst, in this WebEx event to highlight general cyber hygiene practices to follow to #SecureGW October 5 -  2:00 P.M.

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Cybersecurity Pop-Up Awareness Q&A Table - FB Stop By District House - B1 level, I St. Side - and meet members of GW IT. Ask us questions related to security best practices, check your cybersecurity knowledge, and get some giveaways.  October 6 - 10:30 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

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Mandiant Cyber Defense Summit - External Join FireEye, a leading cybersecurity solutions firm, in-person or virtually at the Cyber Defense Summit 2021 for insightful conversations, best practices and innovative ideas that can help protect you against today’s threats and tomorrow’s risks. Empower yourself with the collective wisdom of our global community for better safeguards and defenses in the new normal. Free Registration for this external event for Higher Education October 5 - 7, 2021

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Week 2 - Fight the Phish

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Digital Citizenship: Navigating Abuse, Scams, and Safety Online GW's Title IX Office invites you to a panel discussion on internet safety, abuse, and scams, featuring guest speakers from the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Both organizations will share information about their services, with a focus on the FTC's work addressing stalkerware and NNEDV's Safety Net Project. The panelists will provide insight into what online abuse and online scams look like in 2021, safety steps students can take and ways to recognize harmful content online, and resources on-campus and in the community October 12 – 6:00 P.M.

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Social Media Privacy and Security Awareness Join GW's Privacy Office, partnering with GW IT Security, in this interactive session to raise your awareness on the appropriate use of Social Media. October 13 - 10:00 A.M.

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Cybersecurity Pop-Up Awareness Q&A Table - VSTC Stop By VSTC Enterprise Hall - South Lobby - 1st. Floor ,  and meet members of GW IT. Ask us questions related to security best practices, check your cybersecurity knowledge, and get some giveaways.   October 14 - 10:30 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

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Cyber Threat Landscape Briefing by Mandiant (FireEye)

Cyber threats are all around us, but are we ready to combat them? Join Luke McNamara, Principal Analyst with Mandiant Threat Intelligence, for an overview of common cyber threats and the path towards managing these threats. Register now to gain more insights on:

  • Higher Education common cyber threats
  • The growing threat of Ransomware
  • Cyber threat forecast for 2022
October 15 - 11:00 A.M.

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Week 3 - Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week

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Secure your Research Journey

The research mission of GW is a unique blend of intellectual and scientific advancement, with world-class researchers making exciting contributions. Researchers often have numerous needs for data management, information security, and compliance.

Join Clark Gaylord, Director of Research Technology Services, and Hiromi Sanders, Director of Research Integrity and Compliance, in this session where we will discuss securing your research journey, from your responsibilities and data use agreements to available services, technical tips, and guidance.

October 20 - 12:00 P.M.

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Cybersecurity Pop-Up Awareness Q&A Table - MVC Stop By AMES Skybox - First Floor - in Mount Vernon Campus and meet members of GW IT. Ask us questions related to security best practices, check your cybersecurity knowledge, and get some giveaways.  October 20 - 10:30 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

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Women In Cybersecurity

Join GW College of Professional Studies and GW IT for an engaging and informative panel where experts in cybersecurity and technology share their stories and provide tips for women pursuing careers in these mission-critical fields. Joining the discussion will be Teri Takai, Venture Partner & Chair, State CIO and Council, and Lydia Payne-Johnson, JD, CIPP, GW Director of IT Security, Information Management, and Risk.

The event will be moderated by Nicole Mintz, Director of CPS Career Services, and Lynn McKnight, Senior Recruitment & Enrollment Specialist. Sponsored by GW's Cybersecurity Strategy & Information Management Master's Degree Program

October 21 - 6:00 P.M.

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Week 4 - Cybersecurity First

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Cybersecurity Pop-Up Awareness Q&A Table - FB Stop By Gelman Library - Rm 219 - and meet members of GW IT. Ask us questions related to security best practices, check your cybersecurity knowledge, and get some giveaways. October 27 - 10:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M.

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Cybersecurity Crossroads: The Intersection of Information, Technology, and People - External Join the National Cyber Security Alliance and Nasdaq for the 2021 Cybersecurity Summit, “Cybersecurity Crossroads: The Intersection of Information, Technology, and People.” The challenges faced by the cybersecurity community today are hitting mainstream headlines. However, new approaches to information sharing, securing technologies, and human-centric cyber training can empower organizations and professionals to enable a safer, more secure world. Free Registration for this external event October 27, 2021 

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Be our Shield Protect yourself and GW from cybercriminals by being aware of common red flags and actions you can take to stay safe. Be Our Shield and #SecureGW October 28 - 2:00 P.M.

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