The Stay Safe Online Blog
In today's hyper-connected society, it seems that everyone knows just about everything about everyone. The amount of personal information we share online is staggering.
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.
If anyone knows about the effect the Internet can have on a person's reputation, it's Matt Ivester.
When you work with sensitive data, no matter what field you're in, regular cyber security checks are a must. Practicing routine 'cyber hygiene' will help protect against spillage or loss of your sensitive data.
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.
Before you charge up your new mobile device and start downloading apps, you should take a moment to think about cyber safety.
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.
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.
We recently featured a blog post about the importance of setting bank alerts to prevent identity theft. Often times, the most convenient option for consumers is mobile alerts, which sends a text message to the account holder when their account is charged.
Last month, we ended National Cyber Security Awareness Month with a landmark event. We signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to formally institute and promote cyber security education programs in K-12 schools, higher education, and career and technical education environments nationwide.
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.
Is your computer set to automatically check for software and security updates? Do you type your name in search engines to see what personal information is online? Have you customized your security and personal information settings on social networks?
Is your small business safe from hackers, viruses, malware or a cyber-security breach?
What better way to recognize National Cybersecurity Awareness Month than with our new STOP. THINK. CONNECT. posters and videos?
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?
We're kicking off National Cyber Security Awareness Month by live blogging from our launch event in Michigan.
President Obama today proclaimed October National Cyber Security Awareness Month!
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.
Millions of dollars are spent each year trying to protect business and government assets and networks from cyber attacks.
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.
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