October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, which provides an opportunity to have a national conversation about the growing importance of cybersecurity and staying safe online.
Cybersecurity Awareness Month
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the kick-off of National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2015. During this month, outreach efforts will aim to increase Americans’ understanding of basic cybersecurity practices to stay safe online and the role each of us plays in keeping cyberspace safe and secure.
Posted by Roberta Stempfley, Acting Assistant Secretary of Cybersecurity and Communications
Posted by A. T. Smith, Assistant Director for Investigations, United States Secret Service
Posted by Doug Maughan, Director, Cyber Security Division, DHS Science & Technology Directorate
Today, we are more interconnected than ever before. Yet, for all its advantages, increased connectivity brings increased risk of theft, fraud, and abuse.
cross-posted from the White House Blog