October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Last updated on June 18, 2024

Are you cyber safe?

Participate in Cybersecurity Awareness Month to learn about simple yet effective practices to connect to your devices and use technology safely and securely.

Now more than ever, it’s important to understand the risks of cybersecurity and how to protect your information and your identity.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month is an internationally-recognized cybersecurity awareness campaign.

The Cybersecurity and Digital Trust Branch invites you to learn more by participating in regular challenges and activities during Cybersecurity Awareness Month this October.

Here's how to participate:

  1. From Tuesday, October 1, through Thursday, October 31 (excluding Thanksgiving Monday, October 14), take part in cybersecurity challenges (to be posted by mid-September).

  2. For each daily challenge, send your answer to OCIOSecurity@gov.bc.ca.                                                   

Enter every day to increase your chances to win the grand prize. Your name will be entered into the draw for each challenge you participate in, regardless of whether you get the answer right or wrong. That’s 22 opportunities to win big!