Cyber Month: Emails containing personally identifiable information

Do you know the policy regarding proper protections to take when sending personally identifiable information (PII) and sensitive personally identifiable information (SPII) outside the USCG.MIL domain? Over the past year, there has been an increase in privacy incidents caused by Coast Guard personnel transmitting PII and SPII to personal business email accounts without using the proper protections. Read the full post to ensure that you know the policy!

Cyber Month: Protect your military children online

Do you worry about your child being online? At a time where everything is online, it is no wonder that kids are also online, and not just for social media. Educational classes are also drawing younger students to the web. This means that sometimes your children are online when you aren’t around. Here are some tips for how to help keep your child safe online.

Cybersecurity: A Shared Responsibility

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) and the Coast Guard is joining with the Department of Homeland Security and its partners across the country to highlight the importance of cybersecurity and online safety.