The Stay Safe Online Blog

Jan 7, 2013 11:00am
Getting a backup can be a hard thing to do because you don't know where to start. But don't give up just yet!
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 25, 2012 9:00am
The National Cyber Security Alliance wishes you and your family a happy and cyber-safe holiday season!
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 19, 2012 8:00am
As increasing amounts of personal data are held on small, mobile devices, the risk of having that data stolen is also increasing.
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 20, 2012 5:16am
Protection and separation of personal and public data in transit, in storage and at rest should not require extensive education and behavioral modification.
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.
Nov 8, 2012 7:26am
Now that National Cyber Security Awareness Month has come to a close, we set our sights on another very important day. January 28th is Data Privacy Day.
Nov 2, 2012 8:49am
Symantec's mission to inspire confidence in a connected world requires that we ensure both our own operations and those of our customers are safe and secure. As the leading global information security company, this is not an easy task.
Nov 1, 2012 10:05am
Teachers and parents need to commit to protecting their kids’ smartphones and teaching them how to use them safely. These 5 tips will help parents, teachers and kids work together to use the classroom as a place to learn how to take advantage of mobile opportunities while preventing the risks.
Oct 31, 2012 7:46am
Today is the last day of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). It will take some time to crunch all the numbers and capture the full picture of everything that took place but I sense that this was the best NCSAM ever. At the National Cyber Security Alliance, we are thankful for all the efforts everyone takes to make people aware of how stay safe online. At its core, NCSAM is an organic, grass roots effort.
Oct 31, 2012 6:08am
While the primary concern is always being able to provide shelter and food for you and your loved ones during severe weather, it is also important to have a plan in place for when your technology devices stop working.
Oct 29, 2012 8:00am
In addition to supporting this ­National Cyber Security Alliance campaign and showing our commitment to cybersecurity through our involvement with the Champions program, miiCard is using this month to remind our members how to keep safe in their different online activities from shopping, social and dating to banking.
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 25, 2012 6:00am
Looking past how cell-phone crazy this generation of kids has become, one question still remains – when can your child handle a mobile phone and the responsibilities that come with owning a phone?
Oct 23, 2012 12:08pm
Bullying is a persistent and dangerous challenge in both the physical and digital worlds.
Oct 22, 2012 2:44am
The funds are in recognition of the center’s role in tracking international criminals behind the social-media botnet Koobface as well as other spammers.
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:

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