Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week

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Week 3 (October 1823) of Cybersecurity Awareness Month will highlight the Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week led by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE). This is a week-long campaign that inspires and promotes the exploration of cybersecurity careers.

Do Your Part, Be Cyber Smart! – October 19 (10:30–11:30 a.m.)

Where: Virtual Event (Zoom)

Don’t miss one of the highlights of CSAM, the NCCU Cybersecurity Discussion Panel. Hear from industry leaders and your peers as they share their experiences and expertise around cybersecurity, why you should be concerned and how you can protect yourself against becoming the next victim. This webinar is sponsored by the ITS Security Division.

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Cybersecurity Breach! Incident Response Team Call to Action  October 21 (56:15 p.m.)

October is Cybersecurity Month. Join our expert panel as they discuss the roles of incident response team members when a business experiences a cybersecurity incident or breach. This webinar is sponsored by the NCCU Cybersecurity Lab and the NCCU Technology Law and Policy Center and is free and open to the public. (Virtual)


Week of October 25 (Week 4) Cybersecurity

Hactober Xscape Room: October 27, 28, and 29 (10 a.m.–5 p.m.)

Where: Shepard Library, 3rd Floor

Theme: Escape the Asylum

Your team are about to be thrown into the mysterious insane asylum over taken by a group of twisted scientists. Your team’s bravery and ability to work together under pressure will be tested by this adrenaline-fueled challenge. The facility’s tricky and ingenious puzzles may bring your team to the verge of insanity. Hidden in the depths of his psychiatric hospital, you will need to solve the puzzles to avoid the perils of this hospital’s torture chamber and the terrible end that comes to your falsely admitted friend Marie if you fail. Be prepared for a fierce battle of minds, where you will clash with the mysteries of the dark and be taken to the edge of madness. You have just 40 minutes to escape this nightmare. Do not underestimate the challenge as your sanity may be at stake!


The Escape Room is sponsored by ITS, IT Security Division, School of Business, Career and Professional Development Center.

Contact Person:
Stacie Nixon