October National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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Today Americans spend an average of 12 hours per day in front of screens  ̶  this includes computers, tablets, smartphones and TVs. Each like, share and send continuously adds to a long trail of personal information online that hackers can exploit in any number of ways.



  • Shake Up Your Passphrase Protocol: create strong, unique passphrases
  • Double Your Login Protection: turn on multi-factor authentication
  • Shop Safe Online
  • Passphrases
  • Shopping Securely


  • If You Connect, You Must Protect; updating to the latest security software, web browser and operating systems
  • Stay Protected While Connected: Wi-Fi safety
  • If You Collect It, Protect It: keeping customer/consumer data and information safe
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Welcome to the GVSU Cyber Safety website! Here you can find tips and resources to help protect your accounts and data from cyber criminals lurking in both the workplace and your everyday life.

Have You Been Phished?

Don’t be a victim.

Learn the red flags of phishing.

Are You Oversharing?

4 out of 5 robbers check their victim’s social media. Don’t be your own inside man.

Learn the dangers of oversharing.

Your Password isn’t Strong Enough.

Find out how to protect yourself from cybercrime.

Learn how to make a strong password.