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Latest National Cyber Security Awareness Month Stories

2011-09-29 08:00:00

Extensive Agenda, Event Schedule and New Research to Highlight Increased Need for Online Safety and Security WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a non-profit public-private partnership focused on cybersecurity awareness and education for all digital citizens, announces the 8th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month to be held throughout October. National Cyber Security Awareness Month is a coordinated national...

2011-09-19 13:30:00

National Online Pledge Is a Call to Action for Citizens to Do Their Part to Stay Safe in Cyberspace East Greenbush, N.Y. (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 Today the Center for Internet Security, through its Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), launched a national Cyber Security Pledge campaign to encourage citizens to declare their commitment to using good practices for staying safe on the Internet. Online dangers such as identity theft, phishing scams, worms and viruses,...

2011-03-08 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) today announced new officers elected to its board of directors for 2011. John Havermann, vice president and director of cyber programs at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), will serve as NCSA board president. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101004/DC76016LOGO) "Cybersecurity education and awareness have emerged as a national priority thanks to the leadership...

2011-02-07 06:50:00

BALTIMORE, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) today announced plans for a statewide cyber competition and conference designed to attract more students and young professionals to pursue careers in cybersecurity. The Maryland Cyber Challenge and Conference (MDC3), to be held Oct. 21-22, 2011, will strengthen Maryland's position as a cybersecurity leader by bringing teams of...

2010-10-21 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the national effort to raise awareness of cyber security for National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, has released a list of the top five tips that computer users should follow to ensure a safe and secure online experience all year long. With the exponential growth of social networking and the risks that arise from living one's life online, it's incumbent on every web user to take steps...

2010-10-13 07:30:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow's cyber security leaders will learn about cyber security awareness, technologies and careers at Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Cyber Security Awareness Day. Co-hosted today by the Corporation and the Tech Council of Maryland, the event brings together students from the state's top STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) high schools for a day of interactive demonstrations and educational sessions. "Students today are more...

2010-10-08 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, is participating in National Cybersecurity Awareness Month with public presentations by its cyber thought leaders and a special Website devoted to helping people better understand how to defend themselves against cybersecurity challenges. "Cyberspace is the engine for much of the U.S. economy," said Dale W. Meyerrose, vice president and general...

2010-10-06 13:39:00

ARLINGTON, Va. Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association joins the nationwide campaign to encourage cybersecurity caution and protection during the 7th Annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, sponsored by the National Cyber Security Division (NCSD) within the Department of Homeland Security. This year's Stop. Think. Connect. Campaign brings a national public awareness effort to lead the nation to a higher level of Internet safety by challenging the American public...

2010-10-04 11:16:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- An unprecedented coalition of government, industry and non-profit organizations today unveiled the first-ever unified public awareness message to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online. The message - Stop. Think. Connect.(TM)- was revealed at the kickoff of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, held every October, and will appear throughout the world. Starting today, the new message will reach millions across the globe through a...

2010-10-01 14:48:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a public-private partnership focused on educating a digital citizenry to stay safe and secure online, reminds all Americans that today marks the beginning of the 7th Annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month. National Cyber Security Awareness Month is a coordinated effort of the NCSA, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MSISAC)...