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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)...

2012-10-10 11:28:47

Nearly One in Five Americans Report Being Victimized Online WASHINGTON, October 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly one in five Americans report being victim to a crime that was committed over the Internet, according to a survey by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and McAfee. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, a coordinated national effort focusing on the need for improved online safety and security for all Americans and the study examines one of the...

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...

2012-10-03 02:32:49

BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- News Summary: EMC has collaborated with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) to offer the Online Identity Risk Calculator, a free interactive assessment tool designed to help educate consumers about their personal exposure to online threats. Offered immediately to consumers worldwide as a free tool accessible on Facebook via PC and on mobile web browsers at www.emc.com/fraudgame, it is designed to calculate an individual's personal...

2012-10-02 06:29:00

Pennsylvanians encouraged to take the "Cyber Pledge" HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to encourage Pennsylvanians to take steps to protect their computers, smartphones and mobile devices from online threats, Governor Corbett has proclaimed October as "Cyber Security Awareness Month." "The Internet plays a vital role in our daily lives and in our economy. It transports vast amounts of information and supports our nation's energy, financial and...

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...

2012-09-29 23:03:45

SiteLock Will Help Educate on the Importance of Website Security Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) September 28, 2012 SiteLock LLC (http://www.sitelock.com), a leading provider of website security solutions and malware removal for online businesses around the world, announced today that it has volunteered to be a National Cyber Security Awareness Month champion as part of the company´s ongoing commitment to cyber security. Organized through the National Cyber Security Alliance, National Cyber...

2012-09-28 06:27:08

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) will launch the ninth annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) with an event in Omaha, Nebraska that will be available to viewers worldwide via Facebook Live - the social networks official live video streaming channel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120911/DC71739LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111007/DC82477LOGO) (Logo:...

2012-09-26 06:27:02

National Cyber Security Alliance, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Many Others to Host Activities Nationwide WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a non-profit public-private partnership focused on empowering digital citizens to stay safer online and protect digital assets, along with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and many others will celebrate the ninth annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)...

2012-09-18 06:35:02

New Web Portal Launched with Resources and Tips for Improving Data Privacy and Protection WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a non-profit public-private partnership focused on helping all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online and official coordinator of Data Privacy Day (DPD), today announced the official theme for DPD, the creation of a distinguished advisory committee and a new Data Privacy Day Web...