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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
Every October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a month dedicated to polishing your cyber-safety skills, and making sure you're prepared in the event of a data breach/hack.
For NCAM 2019, the University of Texas at Austin's Information Security Office is putting on several events to help you boost your knowledge-base, and then celebrate becoming more vigilant!
Pizza with Professionals
October 10th at 6 - 9pm, UNB 3.304
Meet professionals in the Austin cybersecurity-scene and listen to their advice for anyone looking to get into the industry! Speakers include:
Rick "Minga" Redman - Professional password-cracker with Korelogic and founder of CrackMeIfYouCan, DEFCON's password cracking competition.
Summer Lee - Senior Security Consultant and part of the Threat & Attack Simulation (TAS) team for GuidePoint Security, and long-term user of social-engineering tactics.
HD Moore - Network security expert, open source programmer, and hacker. He is a developer of the Metasploit Framework, a penetration testing software suite, and the founder of the Metasploit Project.
Pizza will be provided for free. Please RSVP here.
McConaughey's Assistant: Twitter Game
Launching on @ut_iso Twitter on 10/14
Can you protect Matthew McConaughey from being hacked? Find @ut_iso on Twitter and find out with our interactive Twitter-thread game (remember Beyonce's assistant?) It's harder than it seems, and we bet you lose a couple times before you figure it out!
Launching on 10/21
After learning so much about cyber-safety all October, put your knowledge to the test on our NCAM Cybersecurity quiz. You can find the link on our social media profiles, our mailing list, and in Texas Today. Why take it? The first 400 people to get a 90 will be invited to our 8ft Pizza Party (see below)! We'll also be posting the leader-board throughout the week, so do your college proud! McCombs may be no match for CNS!