October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month(NCSAM) is commemorating its 15th year as an annual initiative to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. NCSAM 2018 is a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online while increasing the resiliency of the Nation during cyber-threats.

Want to know about Cybersecurity in K-12 education? Check out these resources for more information:


CyberPatriot the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association (AFA) to inspire K-12 students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation’s future.


Consortium for School Networking COSN – School/District Resources

Cybersecurity in K-12 Education Syllabus

Cyber Insurance Guidelines

Getting Started with Cyber Security 

Top 5  Cybersecurity Threats for Schools 

  • Phishing
  • DDoS
  • Data Breach
  • Ransomware
  • IOT


Sudo Cyber CTSO Fall Conference October 12th Catalyst Campus, Colorado Springs

NICE K12 Cyber Security Education Conference, December 3-4, 2018, San Antonio, TX


A national public awareness campaign aimed at increasing the understanding of cyber threats and empowering the American public to be safer and more secure online.

The STOP. THINK. CONNECT. ™ Toolkit   Materials by Cyber Topic and Audience


National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center  (NICERC) focuses on STEM Curriculum design, Computer Science Curriculum design, Cyber Curriculum design, professional development, and collaboration in K-12 education.

Teacher Resources

Educator Professional Development 

Cyber Society

Cyber Literacy 1

Cyber Literacy 2

Weekly Themes  – StaySafe Online

National Cybersecurity Alliance – StaySafe Online

Weekly Themes

TCEA Cybersecurity Blog Post 

An extensive list of resources at TCEA’s Blog

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