Yahoo! Inc. just announced a massive data breach that affects some 500 million email accounts. According to the company, account information was stolen from the company's network in late 2014.
The countdown to National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2016 has begun, with October 1 marking the start of the 13th annual event. This far-reaching initiative, co-led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), helps provide all digital citizens with the tools they need to be safer, more secure and better able to protect their personal information online.
National Cyber Security Alliance Survey Reveals the Complex Digital Lives of American Teens and Parents
A National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) study of online safety attitudes and behaviors released today reveals a complex relationship between American teens and parents.
Many of us woke up to new reports that more than 272 million user names and passwords from major email accounts and other websites had been stolen. According to Reuters, it is one of the biggest stashes of stolen credentials reported in the last two years.
National Cyber Security Alliance and Better Business Bureau Urge Digital Spring Cleaning for All Internet Users
The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and Better Business Bureau (BBB) are encouraging consumers to put cybersecurity top of mind by urging them to make digital devices an additional target of their spring cleaning activities.
Despite a dramatic rise in data breaches, 80 percent of elected and appointed officials and their staff say they do not know if their state has a cyber-emergency incident plan in place, according to a new survey conducted by the Governing Institute and supported by AT&T and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA).
National Cyber Security Alliance Returns to RSA® Conference with a Mission to Educate and Empower Digital Citizens of All Ages about Cybersecurity and Privacy Awareness
The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), the nation's leading nonprofit promoting cybersecurity and privacy awareness and education, is proud to attend RSA® Conference 2016 as an association sponsor. RSA Conference is the world's largest global security symposium, offering a comprehensive forum to connect with the technology, trends and people that will protect our digital world.
National Cyber Security Alliance Announces Expansion of Multi-Factor Authentication-Focused Education
To promote greater public understanding of multi-factor authentication, the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) is announcing today the expansion of its education efforts under the STOP. THINK. CONNECT. umbrella. This will support a broader effort to increase public awareness of the individual’s role in cybersecurity.
From the beginning of his Administration, the President has made it clear that cybersecurity is one of the most important challenges we face as a Nation, and for more than seven years he has acted comprehensively to confront that challenge.