5 Things You Need to Do for Cybersecurity Awareness Month (Avanade Insights)


For 16 years, October has marked National Cybersecurity Awareness (NCSAM), a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. It’s a much-needed conversation in the enterprise – as the average cost per breach sky-rockets to $13 million and only 52% of executives feel confident they have the tools to defeat new security threats. Inspired by NCSAM’s 2019 theme to “Own it. Secure it. Protect it.,” we wanted to highlight five ways enterprise security leaders can start to do just that.