National Cyber Security Awareness Month

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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Technology Services wants you to become safer and more cyber-secure this month by taking online cybersecurity training (available to all UIUC, UIS, and System Office faculty and staff).

We want to reward you for your participation. Take a training anytime during October and for each of the featured modules completed, you’ll earn a prize (up to four). Take a training by visiting

Each module only takes a few minutes. Every week in October has a different theme:

Week 1 (October 4-10) – Think Before You Post
Being safe on social media

Week 2 (October 11-17) – Think Before You Connect
Protecting your information on public networks

Week 3 (October 18-24) – Think Before You Click
Recognizing and avoiding suspicious links

Week 4 (October 25-31) – Think Before You Walk Away
Safeguarding and protecting your devices

Instructions to claim your prize are at the end of training. One prize per person per week.