October is CyberSecurity Awareness Month!

The Texas Department of Information Resources Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (DIR OCISO) has announced that this year they will be hosting a CyberSecurity Public Service Announcement competition for Texas high school students grades 9-12. Students are encouraged to learn about four designated cybersecurity topics and submit a 30 second PSA promoting cybersecurity awareness by October 5th to be considered for selection.

The competition categories are:

  • Phishing
  • Social Media
  • Mobile Devices
  • Hacking


Flyers and Guidelines

PSA Competition Guidelines (.pdf, 76KB)

Guidance on Creating a PSA (.pdf, 118KB)

PSA Announcement Flyer – High Resolution for Printing (.pdf, 12MB)

PSA Announcement Flyer – Interactive (.pdf, 4.9MB)


More information

Questions? Contact, DIRSecurity@dir.texas.gov

Submit entries using the following URL: https://filmfreeway.com/2018TexasDIRCyberSecurityAwarenessPSACompetition

For more information, visit https://dir.texas.gov/View-About-DIR/Information-Security/Pages/Content.aspx?id=138

Follow @TexasDIR on Twitter for updates.


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