The two-week countdown to the 15th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) has begun! The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ‒ the co-leaders of NCSAM ‒ along with the dedicated backing of thousands of organizations and individuals, are working to improve awareness and impact online behavior to better protect the internet.
With National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) fast approaching on Oct. 1, higher education is teaming up with nonprofits and industry to rally around cyber education through an ongoing, nationwide initiative that encourages students and staff to better secure their online accounts using multi-factor authentication (MFA).
June is linked in our minds with schools shutting their doors and families taking summer trips. It’s also Internet Safety Month, which is a great time to remind parents and kids to take steps to protect their mobile devices. Smartphone ownership is up sharply. According to a recent Pew Research Center survey, 77 percent of American adults own a smartphone.