Protect Yourself - Information Security and Privacy

Protect Yourself – Information Security and Privacy

California’s entire cybersecurity community is committed to protecting the essential services provided by state entities and the privacy of the residents’ information.

Be Cyber Smart

The“BeCyberSmart”campaign is designed to inspire Americans to take responsibility for their own cyber safety and learn about cybersecurity basics, common scams, and how to report cybersecurity incidents by visiting the campaign online

FBI Cyber Safety for Young Americans

FBI-SOS is a free, fun, and informative program that promotes cyber citizenship by educating students in third to eighth grades on the essentials of online security. 

Federal Trade Commission Materials

The Federal Trade Commission has a library of free publications you can order for consumers and businesses. Materials include information on privacy, identity theft and small business scams. 

National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) Resource Library

Learn how to protect yourself, your family and your business with free, downloadable, tip sheets, videos and other resources from NCSA. 

STOP.THINK.CONNECT

The STOP.THINK.CONNECT. TM is a national public awareness campaign aimed at increasing the understanding of cyber threats and empowering the American public to be safer and more secure online.

 

Below are useful resources to use both during October and throughout the year to protect your business and its customers.


Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Leverage CISA Cybersecurity Awareness resources: 

Federal Trade Commission Materials

The Federal Trade Commission has a library of free publications you can order for consumers and businesses. Materials include information on privacy, identity theft and small business scams.

National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) Resource Library

Learn how to protect yourself, your family and your business with free, downloadable, tip sheets, videos and other resources from NCSA: Stay Safe Online Resources

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Explore CISA for content to use in blogs, articles, and messaging within your organizations and with external audiences to create a cybersafe and secure business culture.

 

As technology advances, the United States must develop a workforce of effective cybersecurity professionals. Below are useful resources to use both during October and throughout the year to educate students, and help them find the training and education needed to pursue their career goals and close the skill gaps in the cybersecurity workforce.


National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS)

Looking for information about a particular cybersecurity position or course? NICCS tools and resources are available for anyone seeking more information about the cybersecurity field.

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE)

The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the U.S. Department of Commerce, is a partnership between government, academia, and the private sector focused on cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development. Learn more link to the NICE brochure.

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week

This week-long campaign calls attention to the contributions to society and innovations that cybersecurity practitioners make. Join NICE in promoting the awareness and exploration of cybersecurity careers