The Stay Safe Online Blog

Oct 24, 2011 9:51am
Is your small business safe from hackers, viruses, malware or a cyber-security breach?
Oct 21, 2011 11:50am
What better way to recognize National Cybersecurity Awareness Month than with our new STOP. THINK. CONNECT. posters and videos?
Oct 19, 2011 1:48pm
Security and accessibility are two crucial items in all telework plans. Will your employees get company-issued equipment, or will they use their personal devices? Will you give them full access, or limit what they can do remotely?
Oct 5, 2011 7:46am
We're kicking off National Cyber Security Awareness Month by live blogging from our launch event in Michigan.
Oct 3, 2011 10:45am
President Obama today proclaimed October National Cyber Security Awareness Month!
Sep 23, 2011 4:42pm
The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) has launched a national Cyber Security Pledge campaign to encourage citizens to declare their commitment to using good practices for staying safe on the Internet.
Sep 14, 2011 2:40pm
Millions of dollars are spent each year trying to protect business and government assets and networks from cyber attacks.
Sep 1, 2011 9:39am
Now that this unusually hot summer is coming to a close, you may be going back to school with a new computer, or you may be the parent of such a student. No doubt you know that you should install a good antivirus program. What more do you need to know? Ever heard of rogue antivirus? If you use a PC, you are particularly vulnerable to this pernicious attack.
Aug 25, 2011 2:37pm
Over the last year, a trend has emerged in these complaints: consumers are being increasingly victimized by online businesses that aggressively market their services as one thing but bury in the fine print their actual services, which are far less desirable.
Aug 4, 2011 5:34pm
Today, the Department of Commerce released a study about the gender gap of women in STEM careers.
Jul 27, 2011 4:33pm
Reputable software publishers want you to use their software and recommend it to other people. This is why they spend money creating a quality product with good technical support.
Jul 12, 2011 9:30am
Whether you are traveling for work or pleasure, the last thing you want to think about is having your identity stolen.
Jun 20, 2011 5:50pm
One of the opportunities I have had in the past couple of years is to represent AT&T in the development of the recently launched STOP. THINK. CONNECT. cyber security awareness campaign.
Jun 3, 2011 9:27am
There are steps that we can take to help prevent things like cyberbullying on social networking sites.
Jun 1, 2011 6:25pm
Of course it's not surprising that the bad guys would go after Gmail accounts. Any pathway to personal information is a target for cybercriminals in their malicious attempts to exploit personal information for monetary or other gain.
May 27, 2011 10:23am
Mayor Bloomberg has noble intentions in making New York City the world's highest-ranking digital city and with the recent release of, “Road Map for the Digital City: Achieving New York City's Digital Future,” he underscored this goal even further.
May 20, 2011 11:19am
While finding a job today is hard, job-related scams and schemes seem to be all around us. To prevent job seekers from going through the pain of dealing with some of the more common online job scams, the SiteJabber community has flagged some common types of sites that are best avoided.
May 4, 2011 2:18pm
This morning the National Cyber Security Alliance released its 2011 State of Cyberethics, Cybersafety and Cybersecurity Curriculum in the U.S. Survey . The survey has been sponsored for the last two years by Microsoft.
Apr 14, 2011 2:03pm
This week in a blog posting Brendon Lynch Chief Privacy Officer, Microsoft (Microsoft is an NCSA Board member company) announced the publication of Building Global Trust Online: Policy Perspectives on Privacy, Security, and Safety.
Apr 7, 2011 9:01am
In 1988, the Social Security Administration initiated a project that enabled parents to obtain Social Security numbers for their newborns. By 1989, the program was expanded nationwide. Since that time, millions of newborns have received Social Security numbers. This makes them prime targets for identity theft.

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