Cybersecurity Awareness Month

2020 National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Stay tuned for more information on 2020's National Cybersecurity Awareness Month -- coming in October!


Information from 2019's Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October was National Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Throughout the month, we shared tips and tools to help you stay protected and safe online. Our theme for the month was Lock it U.P. to remind everyone that strong usernames and passwords for each website you use are the best way to keep your accounts secure.

We are proud to support this online safety and education initiative as year-round advocates for our members' financial security and wellness.


To enter our weekly contests, see the links below. You must enter through the specified platform or activity to be eligible and no alternative entries will be accepted.

Click here to download the official rules

Congratulations to our winners:

Week 1: Cindee Z. and David L.

Week 2: John D. and Troy F.

Week 3: Terri R. and Amber L-C.

Week 4: Paul K.

Week 5: Heather S. and Christina D-B.

Let’s kick off National Cybersecurity Awareness Month with the first of our weekly contests! How do you keep your mobile devices and accounts secure when you’re on the go? Test your security savvy with our first Lock it U.P. quiz for a chance to win an Apple® iPad Air with Smart Keyboard.

Congratulations to our winners Cindee Z. and David L.!

What makes a strong username and password? Learn more about how to thwart scammers with strong login credentials when you test your cybersecurity knowledge with our second Lock it U.P. quiz and get a chance to win a $250 Best Buy® gift certificate. 

Congratulations to our winners John D. and Troy F.!

Last week, we shared the recipe for how to Lock it U.P. by creating strong usernames and passwords for each website or app that you use. This week, get a chance to win a Platinum Identity Fraud Protection Subscription when you share a photo, link, or .gif of your favorite fall recipe. Winners will be selected October 18, 2019. Click the button to get started!

Congratulations to our winners Terri R. and Amber C.!

Last week, we gave away a Platinum Identity Fraud Protection Subscription. In this 4th week of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, get a chance to win a $250 Best Buy® gift card when you complete our identity fraud quiz. 

Winners will be selected October 25, 2019.

Congratulations to our winner Paul K.!

We've been sharing tips and tricks all month to help you secure your digital information. This week, share an original photo of your "guard" pet in costume for your chance to win one of two $250 gift certificates to the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region and the Denver Dumb Friends League. 

Congratulations to our winners Heather S. and Christina D-B.!

Strong Credentials

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is co-led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. NCSAM Champion organizations, which include companies of all sizes, schools and school districts, colleges and universities, nonprofits and government entities, represent those dedicated to promoting a safer, more secure and more trusted Internet. For more information about ways to keep you and your family safe online, visit