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2013-01-15 16:24:19

National Cyber Security Alliance and McAfee Release New Research in Support of Stalking Awareness Month this January WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and McAfee today released survey data in light of Annual Stalking Awareness Month indicating that 20 percent of Americans have been affected by cyberstalking, persistent emails, and other unwanted contact. JZ Analytics conducted the survey of American adults and the full...

2013-01-07 08:34:09

ST PETER PORT, Guernsey, January 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Online security is a major concern for internet users and it becomes even more of a concern during periods when they are more active online than usual - periods just like the Christmas holiday season. The team at advertSAFE are advising internet users to be as vigilant as possible online this winter. AdvertSAFE is an online company committed to helping website users to improve their internet safety...

2013-01-05 05:00:40

YooCare Publishes a New Interactive Security Guide That Helps Children and Parents Learn About Internet Safety Colorado Springs, Co (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 YooCare has recently announced the launch of YooSecurity PC Security Guide, a new interactive guide designed to help children and parents learn the basics of Internet safety. Because of their dedication to providing online, subscription-based, IT technical support service, YooCare has become a leader in professional technical support...

2012-12-20 12:28:38

Vast Majority Want Top Internet Companies to Do More to Combat Illegal Activities on the Web WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Internet is becoming more important to our daily lives, but many Americans believe it has also become more risky over the last five years, especially for seniors. And having felt the pain of an online scam, they want the nation's top Internet companies to take a bigger role in making the Internet safer, according to a new survey released...

2012-11-19 12:27:11

Public supports expanding federal laws regulating Internet and social media, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Internet is full of information, but also full of real risks for children, like online predators or the pitfalls of losing privacy when kids share too much information. In a new University of Michigan poll, the majority of the public supports updating federal laws that require Internet safety...

2012-11-14 12:28:48

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the holiday season kicks-off and Cyber Monday approaches, a new survey released by National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and McAfee reveals that online shoppers should take extra measures to secure their purchases on the Web. While Americans are increasingly relying on Internet connected devices to browse online stores, research products and goods, and make purchases, the survey shows that a majority (90%) do not feel completely safe...

2012-10-31 11:29:31

WASHINGTON and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than half of America's small businesses (53 percent) say it is important for new hires to possess a strong proficiency in basic computer skills as it relates to the online safety and security of their business, according to a new survey of 1,015 U.S. small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) by the National Cyber Security Alliance and Symantec. (The full survey is available at:...

2012-10-15 07:33:01

WASHINGTON and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. small business owners or operators have a false sense of cybersecurity as more than three-fourths (77 percent) say their company is safe from cyber threats such as hackers, viruses, malware or a cybersecurity breach, yet 83 percent have no formal cybersecurity plan. These findings are from a new survey released today of 1,015 U.S. small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)...

2012-10-04 06:30:29

Expands Beyond U.S. Borders with Public Safety Canada Partnership for "Get Cyber Safe" Campaign WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As leaders of the national STOP. THINK. CONNECT.(TM) Campaign on cybersecurity awareness, the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) along with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which leads the effort in the Federal Government, today announced that the public-private partnership has...

2012-10-01 02:36:49

90% of Americans Do Not Feel Completely Safe Online and Believe a Safe and Secure Internet is Crucial to U.S. Economic Security WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a non-profit public-private partnership focused on cybersecurity awareness and education for all digital citizens, is officially kicking off the ninth annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) today with a launch event and business summit at the...