October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. To celebrate, NYU IT will be posting videos and quizzes linking to free giveaways, as well as providing links to other resources and tips to help you stay secure and protect yourself from cyber threats.

Watch each video to collect clues that will help you answer the quiz questions. Successfully complete a quiz and you’ll be entered into a giveaway for free movie passes! See giveaway rules and disclaimer for details.

Phone Scams

Phone scams are on the rise and can have serious consequences if personal information is given out to the wrong caller. Watch the video for information on how to avoid phone scams.



Email Scams

Phishing emails are fake emails that try and get the receiver to click on links that may download any number of malicious malware. Watch the video to learn how to spot them.

Password Safety

Check back later in the month for information about password best practices and a chance to take a quiz and enter to win free movie tickets!


Parental Controls

Watch these quick videos (courtesy of Restricted Intelligence) on how to safeguard and educate young internet users, and then take a quiz to test your knowledge.

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