Equifax announced a major data breach yesterday affecting some 143 million Americans’ personal information. According to the company, the data breach left Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers and other sensitive information at risk sometime between mid-May and July 2017.
The National Cyber Security Alliance encourages you to get #CyberAware and share the responsibility of protecting the internet.
SC Magazine’s Women in IT Security: Influencers Honors NCSA Director of Special Projects and Government Affairs Kristin Judge
The National Cyber Security Alliance's (NCSA's) director of government affairs and special projects, Kristin Judge, was recognized by SC Magazine as one of its "Women in IT Security: Influencers" on Monday. Judge was one of five women selected for this honor, which was featured in the magazine's July Women in IT Security issue.
The world was hit with another widespread ransomware attack. Early reports suggest the virus, potentially related to an existing strain of malware called Petya, is spreading rapidly from Europe to the U.S. and countries around the world.
Good cyber defense demands educated, diverse and nimble employees from the marketing and sales teams to IT and information security. Unfortunately, many cyber breaches are unintentionally caused by employees. Human error greatly impacts the ability for all organizations – large and small ‒ to defend themselves and can be a tremendous threat to our global economy.
The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and Thatcher & Company, NCSA’s public relations agency of record, won two Silver Anvil Awards on Thursday at the 2017 Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Silver Anvil Awards Ceremony.
The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) has noticed an increase in the sharing and usage of this third-party 2011 statistic: “60 percent of businesses close within 6 months of a cyber attack.”
National Cyber Security Alliance and Better Business Bureau Remind All Internet Users to Do a Digital Spring Cleaning and Clear Out Cyber Clutter
The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and Better Business Bureau (BBB) are encouraging consumers to get their online lives in good order by conducting a thorough cleanse of their cyber clutter and make “digital spring cleaning” an annual ritual to help protect valuable personal data.