Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Events & Workshops

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (OCISO) has lined up virtual and on-campus events throughout the month to spread the word about cyber safety and best practices. Visit the TrojanSecure site to get all the details.


Social Media Security Webinar

Tuesday, October 10, 11 AM -12 PM | Register here

Did you know many social media users are unaware of the privacy and information security risks related to the information they post? The risks are real and it is important to understand what you can do to prevent them. During this webinar, we will share how answering a fun quiz or posting about your vacation can provide sensitive information about you that can be used to steal your identity and violate your privacy. We will also provide simple tips to protect yourself while still enjoying social media.


Farmers Market Booth: Got Phish?
Wednesday, October 11, 11 AM – 3 PM, McCarthy Quad

In this week’s Got Phish? themed booth, our cybersecurity team will help you better understand phishing and the commons scams that cyber criminals want you to fall for. We will share email best practices, as well as tools and resources available to help protect yourself and your data.


Farmers Market Booth: AI Exploration Emporium
Wednesday, October 18, 11 AM – 3 PM, McCarthy Quad & Wednesday, October 25, 11 AM – 3 PM

In this week’s AI Exploration Emporium themed booth, ITS Artificial Intelligence (AI) Experts will share AI Productivity tool demos such as ChatGPT and Midjourney, answer questions and share best practices, tools, and resources to help us navigate these new technologies with security and data privacy in mind.


AI: Transforming Our World Webinar Panel
Thursday, October 26, 2 PM-3 PM | Register here

Explore AI’s impact on our changing world in this webinar panel discussion by some USC’s own leading experts Clifford NeumanStephen Aguilar, and Robert Lau. Discover how AI is revolutionizing education, reshaping workplaces, and enhancing our daily lives. Delve into AI technology and its implications. Learn how to harness AI responsibly for a safer and more ethical future. Join us in embracing AI’s potential to transform how we learn, teach, and work.

Published on October 8th, 2023

Last updated on October 8th, 2023