October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and is the perfect time to talk to the leaders in your organization about the importance of cyber security. National Cyber Security Awareness Month is designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives with the goal of raising awareness about cyber security and increasing the resiliency of the nation in the event of a cyber incident. National Cyber Security Awareness Month is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center.
Cyber Security Awareness Month for Mississippi
Phil Bryant, Governor of the State of Mississippi, proclaims the month of October 2018 as Cyber Security Awareness Month.
Cyber Security Awareness Videos
Public Service Announcements
K-12 Cyber Security Poster Contest
ITS is promoting the Cyber Security Awareness Poster Contest that is designed to increase the cyber security awareness of children across the state. All public, private or homeschooled students in Kindergarten through 12th grade in Mississippi are eligible to participate in the contest.
Cyber Security Quizzes and Test
Raise your cyber security awareness through these educational quizzes and tests.
Identity theft happens when someone steals your personal information and uses it without your permission. Follow this link for consumer resources regarding identity theft.
Internet Crime Complaint Center
The IC3 accepts online Internet crime complaints from either the actual victim or from a third party to the complainant. They can best process your complaint if they receive accurate and complete information from you.
Cyber Security Basics
Be better prepared by utilizing these cyber security tips.
Protect Your Children
Tips on what can be done to help enhance the online experience of children.
Cyber Security Tips Newsletters
Monthly newsletters that contain information on several different cyber security topics.
Cyber Security News Articles
Cyber security related news articles.
Cyber Security Training
Cyber security training including courses offered via the ITS Institute.
State Government Resources
Cyber security resources for state agencies.