October Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2023


Every October, Milima Security joins the rest of the world to celebrate the Cyber Security Awareness month. This is a collaborative effort between industry and Government bodies to make cyber security relatable to every Ugandan by providing them with resources they need to use cyberspaces with more confidence and minimal fear of falling prey to Cyber-attacks.
Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CAM) was launched by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in October 2004 as a broad effort to help all Americans stay safer and more secure online. The initiative has since spread to become a global movement of public and private institutions coming together to open up conversations, create synergies and develop solutions for a cyber safe nations.

In 2022, Milima Security partnered with Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), the International University of East Africa (IUEA), Diamond Trust Bank (DTB), and Next Media Services among other institutions to deliver the October Cybersecurity Awareness Month successfully. To learn more about the 2022 campaign, click here

Milima Security and it’s sister education arm, Milima Cyber Academy, will this year convene partners in order to openly advance conversations during the October Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This year’s theme will be;

“Securing the Interconnected World”.


In today’s hyper-connected world, the digital fabric of our lives intertwine with every aspect of society, making us stand at critical crossroads. The advancement of technology has revolutionized the way we live, work, and communicate, but it has also exposed us to an unprecedented wave of cyber threats.
The rapid advancement of the Internet, cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence, and other digital innovations has revolutionized how we live, work, and communicate. However, this interconnectivity has also introduced new complexities and vulnerabilities, leaving us exposed to a plethora of cyber threats with far-reaching implications across various aspects of modern life.

As we celebrate Cyber Security Awareness Month 2023, the call for action resounds louder than ever: we must secure the interconnected world before it unravels beneath the weight of malicious intentions.


We are are able to bring you this year’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month with the support of the following passionate and like-minded partners.





02/10/2023Press LaunchOfficial launch of the 2023 Cybersecurity Awareness MonthThe National ICT Innovation Hub
All WeekCybersecurity Careers Week: Cybersecurity TipsVarious social media activities including cybersecurity tips for users.On all socialsCSAM 2023 Registration Form
03/10/2023X Spaces: Starting Out In CybersecurityA conversation on how to launch and build a successful career in cybersecurityMilima Security X HandleCSAM 2023 Registration Form
06/10/2023CyFestA student led cybersecurity careers expo bringing together institutions to power conversations on cybersecurity career opportunities.The National ICT Innovation HubCSAM 2023 Registration Form
All WeekArtificial Intelligence In Cybersecurity: Social Media PostsA week dedicated to conversations on Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity.On all socialsCSAM 2023 Registration Form
10/10/2023X Spaces: Artificial Intelligence In CybersecurityA conversation with industry experts on how to harness the power of artificial intelligence in building cybersecurity solutionsMilima Security X HandleCSAM 2023 Registration Form
13/10/2023AI in Cybersecurity HackathonBringing together innovators to build solutions for Cybersecurity using AIThe Innovation VillageCSAM 2023 Registration Form
All WeekBug Bounty Week: Social media activitiesA week dedicated to conversations on how organisations can harness bug bounty programs to build resilient infrastructureOn all socialsCSAM 2023 Registration Form
16/10/2023X-Spaces: Achieving Cyber resilience through bug bounty programsA conversation with industry experts on the relevance of running bug bounty programs as a means for cyber resilienceMiilima Security X HandleCSAM 2023 Registration Form
20/10/2023Bug BountyHackers gather to perform Bug bounty programsThe Innovation VillageCSAM 2023 Registration Form
All Week FraudCon WeekA week dedicated to conversations around fraud within the financial sectorOn all socialsCSAM 2023 Registration Form
26/10/2023FraudCon TrainingA training on fraud designed for SACCOs, MFIs, MDIs, Fintechs and Commercial banksThe National ICT Innovation HubCSAM 2023 Registration Form
27/10/2023Fraudcon, CSAM 2023 ClimaxFraudcon conversations, closing ceremonyThe National ICT Innovation Hub