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Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Explore what’s possible with our monthlong roster of events, activities, and educational content.

New from Cisco Security

Did you miss our Virtual Security Summit? Check out the replay, where we announce some major news.

What is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month?

It's an annual campaign aimed at educating the public about the importance of cybersecurity. While it began in the United States, similar programs are found worldwide.  Cisco Security is proud to provide new educational resources throughout the month of October to help inform, educate, and empower people everywhere.

Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.

Fast-track your understanding

Enter to win CCNA Cyber Ops e-learning training courses.

Tips to improve your cyber hygiene

Learn our top 10 tips and tricks for staying safe online.

Defeat evasive malware

Learn how modern-day malware stays silent, evades detection, and exhibits different behaviors.

DevSecOps: A new approach to cybersecurity

CISO Steve Martino gives his perspective on this growing organizational shift.

Get a running start on cyber threats

Get proactive about cyber threat defense. Register now for our Cisco Umbrella live demo.

Executive perspectives

John N. Stewart

Cisco's Chief Security and Trust Officer reflects on the security trends and challenges we face today.

Edna Conway

The Cisco CSO of Global Value Chain discusses supply chain security challenges and tested, practical solutions. 

Anthony Grieco

Learn why Cisco's Trust Strategy Officer believes in investing in the next generation of cybersecurity talent.

Steve Martino

What are the top ways you can stay safe online? Cisco's CISO weighs in on how to bring cybersecurity home.

Cybersecurity 101

DNS Security 101

Attacks against DNS is of significant concern. But what exactly is DNS? Our expert explains.

What is DMARC?

In this 2-minute video, see where email security started and get a head start on understanding the latest trends.

Machine learning 101

Is it all hype? We bust the myths behind machine learning and show where it fits into a cybersecurity practice.

Threat Hunting 101

In our newest Cybersecurity Report, learn how to incorporate threat hunting into your organization.

Careers in cybersecurity

Career Panel VoD

Our most popular event of last year’s Cybersecurity Month activities. Hear from a panel of experts on their career tips.

Bridging the cyber skills gap

We’re paving the way to rewarding cybersecurity careers. Check out our resources hub.

Next generation of talent

How can we encourage young women to consider a career in cybersecurity? One program hopes to bridge the gap.

Ask a hiring manager

For our end-of-month webinar, an educator, cybersecurity pro, and hiring manager will discuss cybersecurity careers--and the education you need to succeed.

Cisco Security threat intelligence and thought leadership

Talos threat intelligence and independent research fuels additional work by Cisco Security. Check out the latest threats, industry news, and thought leadership from Cisco Security experts.

Email security: What's changed?

The Click with Caution report challenges assumptions about the number one threat vector.

Cisco CISO Benchmark Study

Our latest study reveals CISO successes, shortcomings, and challenges in navigating the changing cybersecurity landscape.

Defending against today's critical threats

In our recent threat intelligence report, we analyzed the past to anticipate future cybersecurity trends.

Threat of the month

Get fresh threat intelligence monthly. Our expert picks a threat you need to know about and distills it into an easy-to-read blog.

Featured resources

Truth or Fiction: We need to work together to solve the cybersecurity problem

Bret and Miho discuss the scale of the cybersecurity challenge, and why it is important to trust and work together to build cyber resiliency for the world.

Manage your risk

The Trust Center supports the security, trust, privacy, and resilience of our customers.

Cisco in the news

A firewall leader

Gartner has named Cisco a leader in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls.

Expert security advice

Cisco’s Sean Mason shares the key components to creating an incident response plan--and why it matters.

How to stay involved

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