Inside Look: October Emphasizes Cyberspace is a Place Riddled with Criminals

Whether it’s a mistaken click, an opened attachment or a legitimate-looking link, the landmines are everywhere online. One wrong move can infect your computer, your network and all its data. Sensitive information can quickly become the property of enemies of the state who can then perpetrate more crimes using that intelligence. So, cybersecurity starts with you, at work and at home, by taking simple steps and changing your mindset. Here’s our Inside Look at October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

Links

Cal OES Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cal OES Cybersecurity Task Force

California Department of Technology

California Cybersecurity Integration Center

Stop. Think. Connect.

Shawn Boyd

Shawn Boyd joined Cal OES as a public information officer in 2014 after a 20-year career in television news as a reporter, anchor and executive producer. He's a Cal State Sacramento alum and former US Navy yeoman and Air Force brat.

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