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Casting call opens, cyber site updated

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Northbrook, IL, Letter Carrier Carlos Ayala was featured in a Postal Service TV advertising campaign last year.

Casting call. The Postal Service is inviting employees to audition for this year’s holiday TV advertising campaign.

The audition is open to all employees. No prior acting experience is required.

To audition, follow these steps:

• Create an audition video. In the video, state your name, location, position and how long you’ve worked for USPS. Talk about why you love your job and share your favorite holiday-specific Postal Service memory.

• Upload the video. Use the USPS Holiday 2017 Employee Casting site to upload your video. You’ll be asked to complete an online form and hit “Submit.” Video uploads are limited to 30 megabytes.

Submissions are due Friday, Sept. 15, at 5 p.m. EDT.

The commercial will be filmed in October and begin airing during the holidays. All applicants must receive approval from their managers before selection and production begins.

New resources. The CyberSafe at USPS Blue site has new features to keep users informed about evolving cybersecurity threats and how to protect themselves.

The additions include:

• News and information. This includes access to all CyberSafe at USPS Link and Postal Bulletin articles published in recent months.

• External resources. Links to non-postal articles and sites with news, tips and best practices that address topics such as phishing, malware and mobile safety are included.

You can find additional information on cybersecurity best practices on the CyberSafe at USPS Lite Blue site and

If you suspect your USPS equipment has been compromised by a cyberthreat, don’t try to fix the situation yourself. Instead, report it immediately to the CyberSecurity Operations Center by emailing

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