Awareness, Training and Events


Cyber Security Awareness Toolkits

awareness toolkit
In celebration of October Cyber Security Awareness Month, the NYS Enterprise Information Security Office has provided a number of educational resources available to the public. Resources include cyber security themed posters, calendars, bookmarks, guides, brochures and other content that can be downloaded and branded to help promote and reinforce cyber safety in practical, informative, entertaining and usable ways.

Keeping Kids Safe Online

  • C-SAVE
    The Cyber Security Awareness Volunteer Education (C-SAVE) Program is a great opportunity for cyber security professionals and/or educators to help educate elementary, middle, and high-school students about Internet safety and security. For more information or to download the C-SAVE curriculum, visit www. staysafeonline. org/in-the-classroom/c-save. A full set of materials is provided to make the experience as close to turn-key as possible.
  • Keeping Kids Safe Online

Newsletters and Articles


Stop. Think. Connect.


Training Material and Videos:


NYS Annual Cyber Security Conference


  • 2014-2015 Kids Safe Online NYS Poster Contest
  • U.S. Cyber Challenge
    U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC) is a program of the Council on CyberSecurity with the mission to significantly reduce the shortage in the cyber workforce by serving as the premier program to identify, attract, recruit and place the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. USCC works with the cybersecurity community to bring accessible, compelling programs that motivate students and professionals to pursue education, development, and career opportunities in cybersecurity.
  • CyberPatriot Competition for Grades 9-12
    The CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program was created by the Air Force Association to inspire high school students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.  At the core of the CyberPatriot program is the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition, which challenges teams of students to resolve real-life cybersecurity situations in a virtual environment.
    • Summer exhibition rounds are currently scheduled through August
    • Fall competition deadline is October 10

Recent Events

Data Privacy Day - January 28, 2014

Data Privacy Day was an international event that occurs every January 28th. The purpose of Data Privacy Day is to raise awareness and promote privacy education to state and local government, academia, businesses, and citizens.

Please visit the resource links below for more information:


Deborah A. Snyder

Acting Chief Information Security Officer


Cyber Security