MS-ISAC Toolkit

Protecting against cyber threats is a critical challenge for organizations of all sizes in both the public and private sectors. These threats serve as a constant reminder for the need to promote cybersecurity awareness across the United States. Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021 (CSAM) highlights the importance of “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.”

Cybersecurity Is Our Shared Responsibility

Citizens, businesses, government, and schools all play a vital role to improve our Nation’s collective cybersecurity preparedness. As recent events have demonstrated, we live, work, and play in an even more connected world. Our increased reliance on a remote environment reminds us that being more secure online is a shared responsibility. Creating a safer cyber environment requires engagement from the entire American community.

Each October, the MS-ISAC serves as a co-host with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, and the National Cybersecurity Alliance in promoting CSAM. This united effort is necessary to maintain a cyberspace that is an increasingly safe, more resilient, and persistent source of opportunity and growth for years to come.

Build a Public Awareness Campaign for Your Community

There are endless no-cost resources available to state, local, tribal and territorial (SLTT) governments that will aid in creating your own public awareness campaign. The MS-ISAC Toolkit presents a suite of resources below to help guide your organization on ways to increase the understanding of cyber threats and empower individuals in your community to be safer and more secure online. Let’s work together to remind Americans to “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.

MS-ISAC Toolkit Resources

Make it Official

Train the End-User

Bring Security Home

Train Your Staff

Become More Mature

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