Bradley University is a Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2023 Champion

Bradley University’s Center for Cybersecurity has signed on as a Champion for Cybersecurity Awareness Month for the sixth consecutive year. Cybersecurity Awareness Month takes place each October to spread the world’s foremost initiative aimed at promoting cybersecurity awareness and best practices.

The Center for Cybersecurity, in partnership with the Bradley Cybersecurity Club and Bradley Information Technology Students (BITS), will host several free events throughout the month of October to spread cybersecurity awareness. 

Cybersecurity Day

Friday, Oct. 27, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Business and Engineering Convergence Center, room 1150/1160.

This year’s program will include presentations and a panel discussion from cybersecurity professionals at Netflix, Kuvare Holdings, Sandia National Laboratories, Facet Technologies, Grainger, and Pearl Technology. Refreshments will be provided.

2023 Cybersecurity Film Series

The 2023 Cybersecurity Film Series will feature four films throughout the month of October. Free popcorn will be provided to attendees of each film.

Enemy of the State (1998)

Oct. 4, 6:00 p.m. Marty Theatre in the Michel Student Center

A lawyer becomes targeted by a corrupt politician and his N.S.A. goons when he accidentally receives key evidence to a politically motivated crime.

Unknown: Killer Robots (2023)

Oct. 11, 6:00 p.m. Marty Theatre in the Michel Student Center\

This documentary follows the terrifying behind-the-scenes of military-funded scientists racing to build this technology, as Artificial intelligence infiltrates every level of the armed forces.

Gattaca (1997)

Oct. 18, 6:00 p.m. Marty Theatre in the Michel Student Center

A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.

The Codebreaker (2021)

Oct. 25, 6:00 p.m. Marty Theatre in the Michel Student Center

The work of cryptanalyst Elizebeth Smith Friedman brings down Al Capone, breaks up a Nazi spy ring in South America, and lays the foundation for the National Security Agency (NSA).

For more information about Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2023 and how to participate in a wide variety of activities, visit You can also follow and use the official hashtag #BeCyberSmart on social media throughout the month.

Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering nearly 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices, and resources to build their futures. The Center for Cybersecurity has been designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense through the 2028 academic year.

To receive the latest updates throughout Cybersecurity Awareness Month, be sure to follow the Center for Cybersecurity on X and Linkedin or visit:

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