WILMINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Security Innovation, a cybersecurity provider and leader in the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Training, will be doing their part to spread the word about National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) while providing their expertise to help keep everyone safe online.
Founded in 2004 under the leadership of the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance, National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is a collaborative effort between government and industry to promote cybersecurity and provide everyone with the resources needed to safely navigate today’s ever connected world.
Each week of the campaign features a different theme:
- Week 1: The Basic Steps to Online Safety and Security
- Week 2: Creating a Cybersecurity Culture at Work
- Week 3: Recognizing and Combating Cybercrime,
- Week 4: Our Continuously Connected Lives: What’s Your “Apptitude?”
To help promote NCSAM and make sure that you are doing your part to protect yourself and your organization from becoming a victim of cybercrime, Security Innovation is sharing their expertise each week on their dedicated NCSAM page.
Each week will be a deep-dive into the corresponding theme with thought-provoking blog posts, helpful tip sheets, interactive quizzes, a contest with amazing prizes, and more!
Two such highlights of the month-long promotion are the Get Smart About Ransomware webinar scheduled for October 20th at 1:00pm ET and the Hackathon Giveaway. Are you looking for a new way to engage your team and educate them on secure coding best practices? Take a further look into our interactive "gamified" security training and enter to win a free one-day Hackathon for up to 20 employees in your organization. Ideal for all skills levels, you can work individually or team up with your peers to maximize skills development and scoring. All types of organizations have benefited from our CMD+CTRL Hackathons including Finance, Retail, Technology, and more.
About Security Innovation
Since 2002, Security Innovation has been the trusted partner for cybersecurity risk analysis and mitigation for the world’s leading companies, including Microsoft, Sony, GM, Disney, Google and Dell. Recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training for the second year in a row, Security Innovation is dedicated to securing and protecting sensitive data in the most challenging environments - automobiles, desktops, web applications, mobile devices and in the cloud. Security Innovation is privately held and headquartered in Wilmington, MA USA. For more information, visit www.securityinnovation.com.
About The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)
The National Cyber Security Alliance builds strong public/private partnerships to create and implement broad-reaching education and awareness efforts to empower users at home, work and school with the information they need to keep themselves, their organizations, their systems and their sensitive information safe and secure online and encourage a culture of cybersecurity. For more information, visit: https://staysafeonline.org.