National Cyber Security Awareness Month (10th Year)
October marks the 10th Annual Cyber Security Awareness Month. This month is set aside as an opportunity to engage both public and private sector companies and more importantly the general public to create a safe, secure, and resilient cyber environment. It’s not just companies that should pay attention, everyone has to play a role in cybersecurity. The threats posed by hackers is always evolving and threaten no just businesses, but everyday home users.
Cyberspace is woven into the fabric of our daily lives and the world has never been more connected than it is today. We all enjoy the benefits and convenience that the internet provides, things like shop from home, banking online, and interact and meet new friends from around the world. The Department of Homeland Security is committed to raising cybersecurity awareness across the nation this month, and you can help by taking some time to learn how to can be safe a minimize your risks. You can get tips this month from this blog, or via my twitter @JimGuckin or use the following hashtag #NCSAM or finally by visiting the sponsors websites listed below.
This year marks the tenth anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center.