Cybersecurity Awareness

Cybersecurity awareness is more than simply knowing about cyberthreats. It's a series of actions that lead to a higher level of security in your work and personal life.

GTA is pleased to provide the following links to online resources that can help you enhance your cybersecurity at work and at home.

Under Related Files, you'll find other resources, including tip sheets in PDF format.

Stay safe online

Begin with the basics of online safety, then move on to a range of specific topics. Identity theft, fraud, and cybercrime: Addressing identity theft and fraud, responding to cyberbullying and harassment, reporting cybercrime; Key accounts and devices: Regaining control of hacked accounts, securing your home network, creating secure passwords, using social media, parental controls, protecting mobile devices; Managing your privacy: Tips for raising privacy-savvy kids, privacy tips for teens, privacy tips for older adults; managing your privacy settings.​

Get involved

At home, easy ways to talk with your family and friends about ways to stay safe online. At work, ideas to help engage your colleagues and create a culture of cybersecurity and privacy. At school, help others learn about cybersecurity, online safety, and being a good digital citizen with these lesson plans, classroom materials, and other resources. In the community, things you can do to help your local community be safer and more secure online.

Keep your business safe

These resources can be especially useful for small and medium-sized businesses. Understand which business assets others want. Learn how to protect those assets, how to detect when something has gone wrong, how to react quickly to minimize the impact, and how to implement an action plan. Learn what resources are needed to recover after a breach.