Florida Center for Cybersecurity Third Annual Conference
Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL
Oct 25, 2016
The conference, held in conjunction with National Cyber Security Awareness Month, brings together experts and decision-makers from industry, military, government and academia, as well as students. The aims are to facilitate idea exchanges and networking, explore innovative approaches to counter cyber threats and build cybersecurity awareness.

Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (EDT)

Additional information and registration here.

HIMSS Cybersecurity Hub Opening Reception
Global Center for Health Innovation 4th Floor, HIMSS Innovation Center, 1 St. Clair Avenue NE, Cleveland, OH
Oct 25, 2016
The HIMSS Cybersecurity Hub, a new flagship component of the HIMSS Innovation Center, is a public exhibit and ecuation center to help people fully understand their roles, responsibilities and vulnerabilities when it comes to managing and protecting their health information both personally and professionally. Join this reception explore a unique, interactive exhibit that takes you on a multisensory journey through everyday healthcare experiences. Dive into the latest security issues and available solutions, and learn how to apply a variety of technologies to impact the safe and secure flow of health information.

Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m. (EDT)

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15th Annual Information Assurance Forum
The University of Findlay
Oct 26, 2016
The University of Findlay's Computer Science Program is proud to offer an annual Information Assurance Forum that covers real world topics. 

Insider Threats: This Time It’s Personal! Sessions include business technology survey results, end-user security sraining, social engineering, social media do’s and don’ts, systems settings – going back to basics, and cloud security/mobile/BYOD and insider threats.

This event is open to the campus community and the general public.

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Privacy + Security Forum
Marvin Center, The George Washington University, 800 21st Street NW, Washington, D.C.
Oct 24 - 26, 2016
The Privacy + Security Forum breaks down the silos of privacy and security by bringing together seasoned thought leaders. Sessions and workshops are rigorous and deliver practical takeaways. Forum speakers engage the highly experienced  audience in discussion, scenarios and hands-on activities.

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#ChatSTC Twitter Chat: Navigating Your Continuously Connected Life
Virtual (Twitter chat)
Oct 27, 2016

Every day, we connect to the internet in ways we might not even realize – the Internet of Things (IoT) connects you to everything and everyone, including your home, the businesses you frequent and the larger digital community, and uses your data to help you manage your life. Rapidly advancing technology is making lives easier and unlocking potential for the future, but it’s important to remember to STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ This #ChatSTC Twitter chat will discuss how you can take security precautions and protect your personal information as the world of cutting-edge technologies continues to grow. 

  • When: Thursday, Oct. 27, 3-4 p.m. EDT/12-1 p.m. PDT
  • Guests: Binary Tattoo (@BinaryTat), CSID (@CSIdentity), Cyber-Seniors (@cyberseniors), Dashlane (@Dashlane), ESET (@ESET), Generali Global Assistance North America (@GeneraliGA_NA), Herjavec Group (@HerjavecGroup), Higher Education Information Security Council (@HEISCouncil), Intel Security (@IntelSecurity), ISACA International (@ISACANews), Josh Black, Chair, HIMSS Privacy and Security Committee (@joshblac_), Keeper (@keepersecurity), Kids Email (@KidsEmail), LastPass (@LastPass), Lee Kim, Director, Privacy & Security, HIMSS (@lkimhimss), Level 3 Now (@Level3Now), Logical Operations (@logicalops), Marc Blackmer, Product Marketing Manager, Industry Solutions, Cisco (@marcblackmer), National Cybersecurity Society (@TheNCSS), Norton (@NortonOnline), NXP Semiconductors (@nxp), PKWARE (@PKWARE), Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (@PrivacyToday), Roboform (@roboform), Safer Online by Microsoft (@Safer_Online), Security Awareness Company (@SecAwareCo), SpiderOak (@SpiderOak), Sticky Password (@StickyPassword), TeleSign (@TeleSign), TWC Business Class (@TWCBusiness), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (@cyber), National Cyber Security Alliance (@StaySafeOnline) 

Use #ChatSTC to join!

Security of Things Forum – Washington, D.C.
JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.
Oct 27, 2016
While connected devices inside power plants or water treatment facilities may boost productivity and help spur innovation, they're also giving malicious hackers vulnerable targets to attack.

The Security of Things Forum in Washington, D.C., will bring together policymakers, experts and executives to explore the myriad risks associated with the industrial Internet of Things (IoT), as well the best and most promising solutions for securing these new technologies. 

Cohosted by The Security Ledger and Passcode, The Christian Science Monitor's cybersecurity publication, this daylong event is a rare opportunity to meet and hear from the world's foremost specialists in critical infrastructure security, IoT innovators and cybersecurity researchers.

Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (EDT)

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2016 Future of Authentication Policy Day
Google D.C., 25 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.
Oct 27, 2016

Passwords are a major security vulnerability: 63 percent of all 2015 data breaches occurred because of compromised passwords, easily making them the most commonly exploited vector of attack.  Against this backdrop, industry is innovating – creating new authentication solutions that are both more secure and easier to use. In recognition of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, industry leaders and policymakers will explore the impact of these new solutions and their impact on the policy and regulatory landscape at the Future of Authentication Policy Day. The National Cyber Security Alliance is sponsoring this event in conjunction with the FIDO Alliance and the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA).

Time: 1-4 p.m. (EDT)

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Digital Citizenship Summit
Twitter HQ, 1355 Market Street, San Francisco, CA (and livestream)
Oct 28, 2016
The Digital Citizenship Summit  is a major global event for digital citizenship, featuring well-known and diverse, emerging voices discussing the safe, savvy and ethical use of social media and technology. Kicking off U.S. Media Literacy Week, the flagship Digital Citizenship Summit this year will focus on citizenship, literacy and advocacy. Registration to attend the summit in person (very limited space expected) and registration for unlimited free virtual access will open Sept. 1.

Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (PDT)

Additional information and registration here

Cyber Security Summit: Security in Depth
Waukesha County Technical College Business Building, room 115/117 800 Main Street Pewaukee, WI 53072
Oct 28, 2016
Given the rising prevalence of social cyberattacks, there can be no defense without cyber security awareness for business, education, government and the general public.

Join representatives of government, industry and education as they discuss what must be done to understand and combat cyber threats. Parallel sessions will dive deep into the technical aspects of cybersecurity, while panel sessions will discuss trends and required actions to build awareness. 

Find additional details and registration here.

National Cyber Security Awareness Month Keystone Event – Washington, D.C.
Jack Morton Auditorium, School of Media and Public Affairs, The George Washington University, 805 21st Street NW, Washington, D.C.
Oct 31, 2016
In observance of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the George Washington University's (GW's) Division of Information Technology is hosting a keystone event to educate the community on the importance of cybersecurity and discuss public-private partnerships toward critical infrastructure protection and cybersecurity careers, scholarships and community programs. The event will feature remarks from representatives of GW, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Cisco, Tripwire and the National Cyber Security Alliance.

Time: 9:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (EDT)

Learn more and RSVP here.

#ChatSTC Twitter Chat: Building Cyber Resilience in Critical Infrastructure
Virtual (Twitter Chat)
Nov 03, 2016
As National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) comes to a close, National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience (CISR) Month begins in November. In this #ChatSTC, we’ll discuss the connection between the cyber and physical worlds and the importance of protecting and securing our nation’s critical infrastructure and share simple cyber tips for individuals looking to do their part to protect our critical infrastructure from cyber threats.
  • Time: 3-4 p.m. EDT/12-1 p.m. PDT
  • Guests: CSID (@CSIdentity), Edna Conway, Chief Security Officer, Global Value Chain, Cisco (@Edna_Conway), ESET (@ESET), Herjavec Group (@HerjavecGroup), Keeper (@keepersecurity), Kids Email (@KidsEmail), LastPass (@LastPass), Lee Kim, Director, Privacy & Security, HIMSS (@lkimhimss), Level 3 Now (@Level3Now), Logical Operations (@logicalops), National Cybersecurity Society (@TheNCSS), NXP Semiconductors (@nxp), PKWARE (@PKWARE), Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (@PrivacyToday), Safe & Sound Schools (@SafeSchoolsOrg), TeleSign (@TeleSign), TSC Advantage (@TSCAdvantage), TWC Business Class (@TWCBusiness), Will Ash, Senior Director, U.S. Public Sector, Cisco (@_willash), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (@cyber), National Cyber Security Alliance (@StaySafeOnline) 
Use #ChatSTC to join!

Media Literacy Week
Nationwide (United States)
Oct 31, 2016 - Nov 04, 2016
Media Literacy is the ability to ACCESS, ANALYZE, EVALUATE, COMMUNICATE and CREATE using all forms of media. Media Literacy Week is designed to bring attention and visibility to media literacy education in the United States. Inspired by Canada’s Media Literacy Week, the National Association for Media Literacy Education is leading the efforts to create a media literacy week in the United States to showcase the work of amazing media literacy educators and organizations around the country. The mission of Media Literacy Week is to highlight the power of media literacy education and its essential role in education today.

Learn more about the week, including highlights, a calendar of events and sponsors, here.