October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

This month's overarching theme is "Cyber Security is our shared responsibility and we all must work together to improve our Nation’s Cyber Security.".
 
Students can participate in the Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services poster contest. You can find more information on the poster contest here.
 
Department of Homeland Security provides Cyber Security resources for K-12 classrooms. Check out Be Cyber Smart.
 
For parents and employees, check out the good online safety habits from STOP, THINK, CONNECT. These habits include:
- keep a clean machine
- protect your personal information
- connect with care
- be web wise
- be a good online citizen
- own your online presence
https://www.dhs.gov/national-cyber-security-awareness-month Source: Department of Homeland Security