The Stay Safe Online Blog

Oct 24, 2016 4:15am
As the Internet of Things grows, it’s important to think about the personal information you are providing to the devices you have now and the ones you might adopt in the future and how that information is collected, managed and stored.
Oct 21, 2016 6:46am
Do you think an abusive partner or ex is monitoring you through your phone? They might be using stalking apps (spyware) that secretly track your devices. Here’s information about what stalking apps are, how to tell if they’re on your device, and what to do if they are.
Oct 20, 2016 1:24pm
Knowing how to spot cybercrime – and fighting it – is a challenge we all face, and promoting a more secure internet is a responsibility we all share. This #ChatSTC Twitter chat discussed different kinds of cybercrime, how to better protect yourself against online threats and how you can play a role in the greater effort against cybercrime.
Oct 20, 2016 6:11am
This October is the 13th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and as the month comes to a close we hope you will continue to promote a safer, more secure and more trusted internet all year long. Here are materials for this week that you can share at home, at work and school and in the community.
Oct 19, 2016 7:28am
To build a long-term awareness program that effectively manages human risk, you need a plan. However, many organizations are not sure where to start. Fortunately, it’s a lot easier than you think – all you need to do is answer three deceptively simple questions: Who, What and How.
Oct 18, 2016 6:10am
Although we typically talk about things like phishing and tech support scams, ransomware, identity theft and fraud and corporate data breaches when we think about cybercrime, there are online implications of a variety of other crimes.
Oct 17, 2016 5:39am
If you haven’t experienced a tech support scam yet, chances are you know someone who has. As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Microsoft has released the results of a new global survey revealing 2 out of 3 people have experienced a tech support scam in the last 12 months.
Oct 14, 2016 5:45am
Employers worldwide need today’s youth to become the seasoned cyber defenders of tomorrow, and that is why Raytheon and the National Cyber Security Alliance commissioned for the fourth straight year a survey of young adults ages 18 to 26 in 12 countries about all things cybersecurity.
Oct 14, 2016 5:38am
Are you an executive or senior manager in your organization? If so, you bear many responsibilities, not the least of which is your obligation to ensure that your company is in compliance with the regulations governing the protection of health and financial information and your duty to protect the company’s assets.
Oct 13, 2016 1:27pm
This #ChatSTC Twitter chat discussed how leaders and employees in business, healthcare, academic, government and civil society can keep their organizations safer and more secure during National Cyber Security Awareness Month and year-round.
Oct 13, 2016 6:59am
Week 3 of NCSAM 2016 addresses Recognizing and Combating Cybercrime. The week will focus on the different types of online crime and offer steps consumers and businesses can take to better protect themselves.
Oct 12, 2016 5:37am
Cyber insurance, a new trend in the information security sector, can offer an additional layer of protection that may fill the gaps where traditional business insurance policies may falter.
Oct 12, 2016 5:32am
If best practices and rules are letting you down… don’t panic! The right solution might be easier than you think.
Oct 12, 2016 5:08am
#CyberAware is a monthly newsletter – created for parents – by the National Cyber Security Alliance.This month, we’re sharing resources to help you take part in National Cyber Security Awareness Month and protect your and your family's online accounts.
Oct 11, 2016 6:05am
Cybersecurity must be a part of everyone’s job. NCSA board member Anthony Grieco discusses the way Cisco has approached cybersecurity and developing a holistic cybersecurity culture.
Oct 11, 2016 5:44am
Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility, and everyone at the workplace, from top leadership to entry-level staff, plays a role in protecting the organization, its information and the customers or individuals with which it interacts.
Oct 7, 2016 7:32am
With the number of mobile devices like smartphones, laptops and tablets readily available, it’s become increasingly popular to carry out day-to-day banking on the go. But have you ever thought about the risks associated with accessing your accounts on the move and how to protect yourself?
Oct 6, 2016 12:27pm
Online safety starts with STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ – the simple, actionable advice anyone can follow. This #ChatSTC Twitter chat discussed simple ways you can protect yourself, your family and your community online and explore how to engage young people in responsible technology use and pursue careers devoted to protecting the internet.
Oct 6, 2016 7:38am
National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is well underway, and we hope you'll participate by helping promote a safer, more secure and more trusted internet all month long. Week 2 of NCSAM 2016's theme is From the Break Room to the Boardroom: Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity in the Workplace.
Oct 5, 2016 6:46am
With more than 2 million lucrative cybersecurity jobs unfilled today — and even more considering other “cyber”-related careers — we owe it to our country’s student population to make them aware of the

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