Tag Archives: national cyber security awareness month

Raytheon’s Dave Wajsgras: ‘Collective Effort’ Needed to Address Cyber Workforce, Other Challenges

Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon‘s intelligence business segment, has said the U.S. needs what he describes as a “proactive and collective effort” to address future cybersecurity needs. Wajsgras wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the National Cyber Security Awareness Month calls for all stakeholders to reinforce their efforts to protect the …

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White House, NCSA Launch Campaign to Encourage ‘Strong Authentication’ for Online Accounts

The White House and the National Cyber Security Alliance have launched a campaign that aims to increase the adoption of strong authentication methods for online accounts. NCSA said Wednesday the Lock Down Your Login initiative calls on the public to move beyond usernames and passwords through stronger authentication that provides multiple forms of verification such …

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Northrop Grumman's Cyber Academy Promotes Safer Surfing

To mark the beginning of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Northrop Grumman is launching several initiatives highlighting efforts to promote a safer cyber future. “Securing our critical infrastructure demands a dedicated workforce and cutting-edge technologies,” said Linda A. Mills, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Information Systems …

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Obama: America, You are Responsible for Cyber Defense

America’s digital infrastructure is critical to laying the foundation for U.S. economic prosperity, government efficiency, and national security, and therefore all citizens must defend it, President Barack Obama told the nation last week in his proclamation, kicking off National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The president said all Americans must understand …

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A Sneak Peek into National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

With National Cyber Security Awareness Month just around the corner, public and private sectors have already begun offering sneak peaks into what will transpire in October to educate citizens on safe and secure Internet use. NCSA, along with the Department of Homeland Security and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis …

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NCSA Launches National Cyber Security Awareness Month Web Portal

The National Cyber Security Alliance today launched its National Cyber Security Awareness Month web portal with information on events, activities, promotions and educational materials to be used in preparation for the upcoming Internet safety month. NCSA, along with the Department of Homeland Security and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis …

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McAfee Joins Cyber Education Effort

As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, McAfee, Inc. has outlined its support for the program sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance. To demonstrate its support for the education initiative, McAfee plans to conduct a number of educational programs to increase awareness about having good cyber “hygiene.” The …

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Scam Compromises Email Accounts

The other day, Microsoft confirmed that a number of Hotmail account login information was compromised and posted online. It now appears that the breach is significantly wider, extending to Gmail, AOL, Yahoo, Earthlink and Comcast email accounts. Over 30,000 accounts have been posted online according to a list the BBC …

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