Cybersecurity Awareness Month: All Events

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Want to learn more about cybersecurity? Then you’ve come to the right place.

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and at the Kansas State University Cybersecurity Bootcamp, that means free online events all month long! 

Whether you want to sharpen your skills in one of our workshops, learn everyday cybersecurity tips & tricks from our industry experts, or you’re looking to start a new career in this skyrocketing field, we got you covered.

Here is our full lineup of 100% online, 100% free events, but remember: the number of participants is limited. Make sure to sign-up and save your spot today.


The evolution of cybersecurity

| On-demand panel

There’s so much to learn about cybersecurity and the evolving world of online threats! Come join our experts for this 1-hour virtual event and stay up-to-date with the latest in cybersecurity.  

Topics include:

  • Today’s cybersecurity threat landscape
  • What COVID-19 has changed (and what it hasn’t)
  • What it takes to thrive and succeed in cybersecurity
  • Industry-wide job demand


Identify and avoid phishing scams

| On-demand workshop

Phishing scams are on the rise! If you want to learn how to protect your sensitive personal data from online scammers, this is the event for you. Our cybersecurity expert, Romeo Gardner, will guide you through a free, hands-on workshop and discuss:

  • What Phishing and CatPhishing attacks are 
  • What Wireless and Evil Twin attacks are
  • How to protect your sensitive information
  • Alternatives to public WIFI networks 


Cybersecurity for WFH and remote teams

| Live panel – October 28th

The sudden shift to remote work made companies and employees more vulnerable to cyberattacks than ever before. Whether you started working from home during the pandemic, or are a business owner with a newly remote-first workforce—this event is for you.

Topics will include:

  • Safety tips for WFH employees 
  • Training employees to prevent data breach attempts
  • Hardening remote systems against cyberattacks
  • How you can break into the cybersecurity industry 

At the K-State Cybersecurity Bootcamp, we offer part-time online programs that equip learners with the in-demand skills, knowledge, and confidence they need to excel in their career path of choice. We are hosting these virtual events as part of our mission to educate the future workforce with the practical, technical, and theoretical skills for the jobs of tomorrow. 

If you liked our Cybersecurity Awareness Month events, you’ll definitely want to sign-up for our On-Demand Webinar Channel. You’ll get exclusive access to recordings of our past events, workshops, and panel discussions on a range of cybersecurity topics.

If what you crave is a comprehensive education in the field of cybersecurity and are ready to get your training started, you should reach out to our admissions team and ask them about how the K-State Cybersecurity Bootcamp can help you gain job-ready skills and jumpstart your new cybersecurity career.

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