National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017


In observance of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), the Division of IT will host a series of events this October to educate the GW community on the importance of cybersecurity.

Spot the Phish! Enter the NCSAM Phishing Contest

Enter to win a Roku Media Player or an Apple Watch by participating in the Division of IT's phishing contest throughout the month of October. 


october 6Password Hack Demo
10:00am - 2:00pm
District House, Lower Level

Test your skills or witness how hackers can access your information at this demo. Test the strength of your password and talk with our IT security experts to learn how you can be more secure.  

october 10A Day in the Life of a Cybersecurity Professional
11:00am - 12:00pm
Gelman Library, Room 702

Interested in a career in cybersecurity? Attend this information session to hear from a cybersecurity professional from Mandiant. Learn about a day in the life in the cybersecurity world, and stay after the program for a question and answer session.

october 12

Test Your IT Security Knowledge
10:00am - 2:00pm
District House, Lower Level

Join the Division of IT in District House and test your IT security knowledge. Learn about our IT security resources, how to stay safe online and protect your identity. Giveaways will be available for those that can answer our IT security quiz correctly! 

october 18Is Your Device Secure? Vulnerability Testing from our IT Team
10:00am - 2:00pm
District House, Lower Level

Visit us in District House for a free vulnerability test on your device. We'll let you know the steps you can take to make your device more secure. 

october 25

Women in Cybersecurity Panel
11:00am - 12:00pm
Elliott School of International Affairs
City View Room and State Room, Seventh Floor
1957 E Street, NW

Learn from professionals about what it's like to work in the cybersecurity field. Hear about career path options and what resources are available to get involved in cybersecurity now. Stay after the program for a question and answer session. 

october 31

2017 techEXPO
11:00am - 2:00pm
Mid-Campus Quad

Attend the 2017 techEXPO to learn about cybersecurity information, and how you can protect your information from your dorm room, to your classroom to your office space. In addition, learn about other IT service offerings at the university, including free anti-virus protection. Free food and giveaways will be available for all attendees. Plus - enter to win a Roku or Apple Watch!