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ALEC Makes Cybersecurity a Year-Long Priority
American Legislator ^ | 8-28-13 | Alex Rued

Posted on 10/29/2013 12:09:15 PM PDT by ThethoughtsofGreg

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a month-long initiative dedicated to encouraging all Internet users to be cognizant of their online surroundings. In a 21st century environment, it is important that all Internet stakeholders—from teens on mobile devices to employees at the Department of Homeland Security—are involved in the fight against cyberthreats.

The goal of the October 2013 reminder is to teach Americans about the evolving nature of cybersecurity, how to prevent cybercrime and, should these preventative measures fail, how to mitigate the damage. The educational program stresses that regardless of how or why individuals, government entities, or businesses access the Internet, the responsibility to maintain online security is shared by all.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Computers/Internet
KEYWORDS: cybersecurity; onlinedata; privacy

1 posted on 10/29/2013 12:09:16 PM PDT by ThethoughtsofGreg
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