Raising the information security consciousness of our students, faculty, and staff is a difficult challenge that must be met in order to successfully achieve our information security goals. The resources in this section provide an overview of how to get started in establishing a security awareness program at your institution.
- Auburn University: 2017 campaign - TBA. Note: Auburn University has a new NCSAM campaign each October since 2007. The first year was influenced by the 2005 IU campaign highlighted in this sample kit. Since then, Auburn has developed original themes and artwork every year: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. Colleges and universities are welcome to use Auburn's artwork. Please be sure to add the credit line: "Auburn University Office of Information Technology."
- Brown University: BEar AWARE: How safe are you online? (2016)
- Florida State University: Be a Cyberhero! (2016)
- Texas A&M University: What's Your Status (2013); Fight Back (2014); Aggie LIFE (2015); Football Fever (2016) Note: The 2016 game features an Aggie football theme where players battle SEC opponents by correctly identifying phishing attempts. If players sack the cyberattacks, they can take the Aggies to the championship. Falling for too many online scams will result in a losing season. Texas A&M promoted the game via signage in computer labs, e-mail, and social media. This year they experimented with animated GIFs both in social media and in e-mail headers. They also created a video to promote the game. Scroll through the Texas A&M Facebook page to view the different ways the campaign is being promoted or watch the "hype video" on YouTube.
- Learn more about their annual planning process in the EDUCAUSE Review Security Matters guest blog, "Bridging the Gap Between Students and Security: 7 Steps to Creating a Successful Cybersecurity Campaign."
- University of California Office of the President: 2017 NCSAM Toolkit for the UC Community and Archive of the 2016 NCSAM Toolkit for the UC Community Note: You may request editable versions of the posters available on the UCOP website (contact info is listed there), but some images may not be replicated.
- University of Toronto: Information Security Awareness & Education Initiative at U of T (2017)