University of Wisconsin–Madison
8-bit Cybersecurity Nerd

Get your cybersecurity nerd on at the last two October events!

Celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month this October. Come join the fun as the Office of Cybersecurity hosts several educational events where you can learn quick tips to help keep you and your data safe.


Practical Cybersecurity Panel and Cyber Training Lab

A joint event with Madison College, this expert Panel will explore everyday ways to keep yourself and your information safe online. Panelists: Bob Turner, UW–Madison Office of Cybersecurity and Cory Chrisinger, Madison College.

Afterwards, the Wisconsin Cyber Threat Response Alliance (WICTRA) will host their Cyber Training Lab for individuals to learn and/or sharpen their cyber-warfare skills on real-world targets—no experience needed.

When: Wed Oct 30, noon-3pm
Where: Union South (for room, check Today in the Union panels)


AMP Brown Bag Session

A collaborative lunch and learn for IT admins, covering the basics of Cisco AMP—the university’s primary managed endpoint security solution. Topics on the agenda include reviewing events, configuring policies, and tuning the tool for optimal performance. Register to attend training (in-person or via Webex) or to receive information on additional training opportunities.

When: Thu Oct 31, 11:30am-1pm
Where: Computer Science Building, Room 3139BC