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.
Cybersecurity and Democracy: A Conversation with Mr. Robot Writer and Technical Advisor Kor Adana
Oct 30, 2016
Go inside USA Network’s award-winning series, MR. ROBOT, with writer and tech advisor Kor Adana as he discusses the importance of cybersecurity and how the series has brought attention to this important topic on Virtual Democracy Plaza.
Time: 9-10 p.m. EDT/6-7 p.m. PDT
Learn more and register 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.
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.