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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month in Canada

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In 2022, the focus of Get Cyber Safe’s Cyber Security Awareness Month campaign will be phishing. Phishing is a cyber criminal’s attempt to get sensitive information by pretending to be a legitimate sender like a bank or a government organization. Phishing is the third most common scam in Canada. If you have an email address or a phone number, use social media, or browse the internet, chances are you’ve received a phishing message.

Cyber Security Awareness Month 2022 will focus on:

  • recovering from a phishing scam
  • exploring what phishing is, how it happens and who is behind phishing scams
  • protecting yourself from phishing scam
  • spotting the signs of phishing and helping others from getting reeled in

Cyber Security Awareness Month for champions

More details on the theme for Cyber Security Awareness Month 2022 as well as our champion resources will be unveiled soon.

Are you planning a Cyber Security Awareness Month campaign for your organization and wish to become a Get Cyber Safe champion? Contact us to tell us more at contact@cyber.gc.ca.

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