National Cyber Security Awareness Month Resources

  • A Kickoff to National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

    Each week, there will be a cyber security quiz offered. If you take the quiz, you will be entered to win a $25 gift card from the Co-Op Store. Please take a few minutes to complete the quizzes below.  

    Interesting cyber security statistics from around the world

    • 78 percent of people claim to know the risks that come with clicking unknown links in e-mails, and yet they still click these links.

    • 63 percent of all data breaches are due to compromised user credentials.

    • In 2017, spear-phishing emails were the most widely used infection method.

    • In 2017, 6.5 percent of people were victims of identity fraud.

    • 230,000 new malware samples are produced every day—and this number will continue to grow.

    • More than 4,000 ransomware attacks occur every day.

  • October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

    NCSAM Champion

    IUP is proud to be a NCSAM Champion!

    The IUP IT Support Center, in conjunction with the Institute for Cyber Security and the IUP Libraries, will provide weekly tips for all end users. This initiative is an effort to ensure that every individual has the resources needed to stay safe online.

    Cyber security is everyone’s responsibility. Do your part to keep yourself, your university, and your community safe online.


    Our Shared Responsibility: National Cyber Security Awareness Month