Emily Eckland

Emily Eckland joined the National Cyber Security Alliance in 2011.

Dec 2, 2013 5:00am
Online shopping definitely has its perks: the ability to get all of your holiday shopping done with a click of the mouse or a swipe of your finger, skipping the long lines, and avoiding fights over parking spots. But online shopping also comes with risks like phishing attempts, malware and even identity theft.
Nov 19, 2013 12:00pm
One of my favorite NCSAM events was our STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Online Safety School Assembly, which took place at the Gertz-Ressler High School in Los Angeles during our Cyber Education and the Next Generation of Cyber Leaders-themed week.
Sep 27, 2013 5:00am
We're hoping to make the 10th anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (that's #ncsam to all of you on Twitter, Facebook and Google+) the most social yet!
Jul 8, 2013 8:00am
Wi-Fi in airports, hotels, train stations, coffee shops and other public places may seem like an added perk and are convenient, but they’re often not secure and can leave you at risk.
Jan 17, 2013 1:05pm
We recently joined STOP. THINK. CONNECT. (@STOPTHNKCONNECT), Data Privacy Day (@DataPrivacyDay) and Reputation.com (@Reputation_Com) for a Twitter chat about privacy and online reputation ahead of Data Privacy Day (#dpd13), which is on January 28th. Here's a partial transcript of the chat.
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am
The Manti Te'o scandal raises important questions about online reputation, privacy, and creating relationships online.
Jan 1, 2013 9:00am
One of our goals at the National Cyber Security Alliance is to empower people with tools and resources to stay safer online. So we’ve created a list of five, easy New Year’s resolutions so that everyone can have a safe and secure 2013. And we promise, these won’t be nearly as hard as losing those extra pounds!
Dec 20, 2012 1:52pm
We recently joined STOP. THINK. CONNECT., the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), and Family Friendly Video Games and other guests to discuss video game safety information, tips and other resources for parents who are giving games this holiday season. Here's a partial transcript of the chat.
Dec 18, 2012 12:43pm
We recently partnered with STOP. THINK. CONNECT., the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Communications Commission, Lookout, CTIA and other guests to discuss mobile security tips and a new tool to ensure your smartphone is secure. Here's a partial transcript of the chat.
Nov 15, 2012 1:21pm
We recently partnered with STOP. THINK. CONNECT., McAfee, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and other guests to discuss tips for safe online shopping ahead of Cyber Monday and the holiday season. Here's a partial transcript of the chat.
Oct 25, 2012 1:55pm
We recently partnered with STOP. THINK. CONNECT., Microsoft, AT&T, iKeepSafe & the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for a Twitter chat to discuss cybersecurity education efforts and raising good digital citizens. Here's a partial transcript of the chat.
Oct 18, 2012 1:41pm
We recently partnered with Symantec, Bank of America, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Communications Commission and STOP. THINK. CONNECT. for a Twitter chat to discuss small business online safety during #ncsam . Here's a partial transcript of the chat:
Oct 11, 2012 2:20pm
We recently partnered with STOP. THINK. CONNECT., Visa, The Identity Theft Resource Center, the Washington State Patrol and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to discuss cybercrime and ways to protect yourself from becoming a victim. Her e is a partial transcript of the chat:
Oct 9, 2012 11:50am
This year, we’re making a bigger push to be more, well… social with you and get the word out about National Cyber Security Awareness Month (that’s #ncsam to all of you on Twitter) via our social media channels.
Oct 4, 2012 12:22pm
We recently partnered with Intel, McAfee, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and STOP. THINK. CONNECT. for a Twitter chat about online safety. Here's a partial transcript of the chat.
Oct 2, 2012 5:05am
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Our 2012 #NCSAM Kickoff Blog includes tweets from our National Cyber Security Awareness Month Launch Event in Omaha, and Twitter & Facebook posts from throughout the day.
Sep 20, 2012 3:31pm
We recently partnered with STOP. THINK. CONNECT. and the MS-ISAC/Center for Internet Security for a Twitter chat about National Cyber Security Awareness Month and tell people how they can get involved. Here's a partial transcript of the chat.
Sep 6, 2012 4:27pm
We recently partnered with STOP. THINK. CONNECT., StopBadware Executive Director Maxim Weinstein & ESET Security Evangelist Stephen Cobb for Twitter chat about botnets. Here's a transcript of the chat.
Aug 30, 2012 3:22pm
Need a funny reminder to help you make your passwords long, strong and unique? This should do the trick.
Aug 15, 2012 12:18pm
We partnered with our friends and NCSA Board Member Company EMC/RSA to bring you the Online Identity Risk Calculator. The Online Identity Risk Calculator is game that allows people to find their personal identity risk score and get practical tips on keeping their online identity protected.
Aug 2, 2012 4:52pm
We recently partnered with STOP. THINK. CONNECT. & Safer Online by Microsoft for a back to school online safety Twitter chat. Here is a partial transcript of the chat.
Jul 24, 2012 11:09am
The 2012 Summer Olympics start this week in London. And while athletes from around the world compete for the gold, scammers may be using the Olympics to win their own medals in cybercrime.
May 11, 2012 9:44am
Parents play an important role in their children's safety online — especially when it comes to social networking.
May 1, 2012 11:39am
Today's generation of children can sync digital devices to computers and troubleshoot problems with the click of a mouse. But they may not be able to handle the overwhelming situations online and problems that arise from making uninformed decisions.
Apr 25, 2012 9:37am
Facebook is teaming up with several other NCSA Board Member companies to share information and help make the Internet safer everyone.
Mar 8, 2012 10:51am
Botnets are networks of personal computers infected by malware and remote controlled by criminals. Botnets are used to send junk email (spam), attack websites, and distribute more malware, among other things.
Mar 1, 2012 10:35am
If you're a parent, you're always thinking about the safety of your children. But how often are you thinking about your child's security and privacy on mobile devices?
Feb 13, 2012 3:33pm
Facebook, an NCSA board member company, is awarding $200,000 in grant money as part of a safety program to encourage digital citizenship, prevent suicide and cyber bullying and learn how social media can impact the next generation of youth.
Feb 7, 2012 12:32pm
Kids, don't be surprised if your grandparents send you an email or post a message on your Facebook wall the next time your birthday rolls around.
Jan 24, 2012 5:29pm
Eric Davis is Google's Global Public Policy Manager and an NCSA Board Member. Recently, Google launched “Good To Know,” a campaign to educate people and raise awareness about privacy and security.
Jan 18, 2012 12:19pm
If anyone knows about the effect the Internet can have on a person's reputation, it's Matt Ivester.
Dec 23, 2011 3:13pm
We asked Liz Fraumann to share some of her accomplishments of 2011, resolutions for 2012 and give advice to others who are thinking of starting their own community organizations to promote awareness and education about online safety.
Dec 21, 2011 3:06pm
Before you charge up your new mobile device and start downloading apps, you should take a moment to think about cyber safety.
Dec 20, 2011 11:17am
We asked Kristin Judge to share some of her accomplishments of 2011 and give advice to others who are thinking of starting their own community organizations to promote awareness and education about online safety.
Dec 16, 2011 12:03pm
Parents are the most often cited source of advice and the biggest influence on teens' understanding of appropriate and inappropriate digital behavior, according to a new report on teens and social network sites from the Pew Internet & American Life Project.
Nov 17, 2011 9:56am
The holiday season is nearly upon us and with it comes decorating, eating and of course, shopping for gifts. If you're thinking about crossing some items of your holiday-to-do list by buying gifts on your smartphone this year, you're not alone.
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.