Cybersecurity in Nevada County

Nevada County has partnered with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity.  On October 24th, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors proclaimed to be Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

For 2023 CISA recommends the following four actions we all should take.

  • Use strong passwords and a password manager
  • Turn on multifactor authentication (MFA)
  • Recognize and report phishing
  • Update software
Chart showing length of time to number of letters, numbers, characters to brute force a password

The Information Security role at Nevada County is responsible the implementation and management of the County's Information Security Program. 

Key aspects of the Program include Security Strategic Direction, establishment of Security Policies, Security Awareness and Internal Security Audits.