Cybersecurity Events

2021 Event Schedule

 

NCSAM

Each October, USNH recognizes National Cyber Security Awareness Month by offering events and resources about information protection and data security risks.  Resources offered include good practices, tools, and solutions to identify and protect sensitive information.


 

Topic: Password Prep Academy: A deep dive into password hygiene and multi-factor authentication

 

Jordan Chadwick, University of New Hampshire

Jordan Chadwick, Cybersecurity Engineer, will provide an in-depth look at good practice around password management and multifactor authentication.  The user will learn how to set strong, complex passwords and how multi-factor authentication works in depth and how it protects the University and your account information.  This is a great class for users at all levels of the University.

When: October 5, 2021, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Where: Register Here! (Registration begins on September 30, 2021 @ Midnight)


 

Topic: Shark Academy: How to recognize a phishing attack and what to do

 

Alina Stechyshyn, University of New Hampshire

Alina Stechyshyn, Cybersecurity Engineer, will provide an in-depth look at phishing attacks.  The user will learn how to discern the difference between phishing and spam email.  How to report phishing to Cybersecurity and how to check if the email you received is legitimate or not.  The user will also learn how to determine if their account has been compromised. This is a great class for users at all levels of the University.

When: October 7, 2021, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Where: Register Here! (Registration begins on September 30, 2021 @ Midnight)


 

Topic: Hygiene Academy: Security for the lay person

 

Tony Dumas, University of New Hampshire

Tony Dumas, Cybersecurity Engineer, will provide security tips and good security hygiene practices for students, faculty and staff.  The user will learn to become more security aware when using laptops and cell phones. This is a great class for users at all levels of the University.

When: October 12, 2021, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Where: Register Here! (Registration begins on September 30, 2021 @ Midnight)


 

Topic: Control Academy: Good controls are good management and equal clean Information technology audits

 

Ivy Finglas, University of New Hampshire

Ivy Finglas, Director Cybersecurity Engineering Operations and Identity Access Management, will provide an in-depth look at how to design and implement good controls including security for IT professionals.   The user will learn about general computer controls that are an expectation from our internal auditors and will increase IT professional’s security awareness when implementing new systems. This is a great class for IT professionals at the University and leaders who want to ensure that key IT controls are baked in and not an afterthought.

When: October 14, 2021, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Where: Register Here! (Registration begins on September 30, 2021 @ Midnight)


 

Topic: Security Awareness Academy – Empowering the User

 

William Sames, University of New Hampshire

Will Sames, GRC Compliance Analyst, will provide a high-level view of security awareness. The user will learn how they play a critical role in protecting USNH information technology resources and the awareness training available to help them achieve their security superpowers. This is a great class for users at all levels of the University.

When: October 19, 2021, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Where: Register Here! (Registration begins on September 30, 2021 @ Midnight)


 

Topic: Career Academy: The path to a cybersecurity career

 

Tom Nudd, University of New Hampshire

Tom Nudd, Chief Information Security Officer, will provide an in-depth look at careers in Cybersecurity.  The user will learn about the different career paths in IT security and the kind of degree programs and qualifications required. This is a great class for students and any employee trying to change careers into Cybersecurity.

When: October 26, 2021, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Where: Register Here! (Registration begins on September 30, 2021 @ Midnight)


 

2021 NCSAM Raffle Information

 

The 2021 NCSAM Raffle prizes are:

Grand Prize - 1 Ipad Mini

One $100 Amazon gift card

 One $50 Amazon gift card

One $25 Amazon gift card

ET&S Cybersecurity will provide all event attendees a raffle entry into the 2021 NCSAM Raffle for each event they attend. Raffle prizes will be drawn at the end of the month and winners will be notified via email.