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Cornell Cybersecurity Events

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, focusing on our shared responsibility to keep the online community safe for everyone. This year's theme is "Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart." and encourages personal accountability and awareness to ensure information privacy and security. Cybersecurity affects daily life for all of us. When we take steps to secure our connected devices and data, we all benefit.

Cornell Cybersecurity Events

These events are open to the Cornell community.

Join IT@Cornell and the IT Security Office as we host events and share best practices for keeping you and your devices protected.

IT Security Office Hours via Zoom

Thursday, October 7, 2021, from 2-3:30pm.

Join the IT Security Office live on Zoom. IT security engineers will answer your top cybersecurity questions and help you set up Cornell services like LastPass and Two-Step Login.

IT Security SIG Virtual Trivia

Wednesday, October 13, 2021, from 10:30am-12noon.

Join us for this year's Cybersecurity Awareness Month trivia event. The IT Security SIG is sponsored by the IT Security Office and open to security liaisons, technical support providers, and those interested in learning more about security-related topics. Attend for your chance to win!

Ivy+ CyberFest 2021

Tuesday and Wednesday, October 19-20, 2021, from 1-5pm ET.

Stanford has partnered with leading universities around the country to bring you the 2021 Cybersecurity and Privacy Festival, with diverse perspectives and expert information that will prepare you to recognize and defend against the latest cybersecurity threats. This all-virtual event was brought to you by the Ivy+ community.

PhishLine Benchmark Campaign

The annual PhishLine Benchmark campaign allows Cornell departments and units to safely participate in a simulated phishing attack. PhishLine participants will be able to anonymously compare their department's or unit's results with other industries across the nation.

Community Outreach Events

These events may be private or require participants to opt-in.

Cybersecurity Essentials with the Tompkins County Public Library

Tuesday, October 19, 2021, from 6-7:30pm: Presented by Kyle Szuta, Senior IT Security Engineer.

Join the IT Security Office for a live Zoom presentation on navigating today's cyberthreat landscape. Learn more about top security challenges, mitigating risk, and how to protect your organization and yourself from cyberattacks. This program is a partnership with the Tompkins County Public Library.

Personal Security Best Practices

The IT Security Office is reaching out to the community to raise awareness about online safety. Members of the IT Security Office are available to speak with students at local schools as part of their digital literacy curriculum.

  • If you are an educator interested in having an IT security engineer speak with your class, please contact the IT Security Office at for more information.

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