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Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity at VA

During October 2018, OIT commemorated National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) with an annual campaign to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. NCSAM was a VA-wide promotion to ensure every employee has the resources they need to stay safe and secure online, while improving workforce recognition of possible cyber-threats. NCSAM key themes focused on:

  • Increasing cybersecurity knowledge across personnel to eliminate material weaknesses
  • Protecting Veteran data and employee information to safeguard against data breaches
  • Securing critical IT infrastructure and information systems to meet binding operational directives (BOD) for enhancing email and web security

Content last updated or reviewed on January 3, 2019