National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM): How to create strong passwords
October 15, 2019
Phil Johnson
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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a great time to make sure your digital life is secure. IS&T is sharing a series of security-related videos and articles throughout the month. Come and meet our Security Team in Lobby 10 on October 17 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Read on and play it safe!


Strong passwords are the first line of defense against cyber threats. Be sure to create strong and unique passwords for each website and application you log into. For tips on creating effective passwords, watch this short video.

If you have questions about IT security, reach out to your local IT support or the IS&T Service Desk. If you’re concerned about an IT security threat or incident, contact the IS&T Security Team at or IS&T Security.