Emtec Joins National Cyber Security Awareness Month Initiative to Promote Awareness for Online Safety and Privacy
Jacksonville, FL, October 1, 2019 - Emtec, Inc., an IT consultancy, today announced its commitment to National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), held annually in October, by signing up as a Champion and joining a growing global effort to promote the awareness of online safety and privacy. NCSAM is a collaborative effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations and individuals committed to this year’s NCSAM theme of ‘Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.’ which encourages everyone to #BeCyberSmart through cyber security best practices.
“Emtec is proud to be part of this national initiative which encourages everyone to be diligent in protecting both their personal as well as company information,” said Robert Newborg, CIO, Emtec. “Our team continues to make substantial investments in the latest cyber security technologies from partners like Digital Defense and Cybraics to extend and deepen our cyber security efforts to protect our employees, clients and firm’s critical infrastructure and assets. This program is a perfect extension of our efforts.”
“With the vast increase in security incidents over recent months, cyber security is more critical now than ever before,” said Douglas Goodall, managing director of Emtec’s Infrastructure Services division. “This awareness initiative is in perfect alignment with our mission to help our clients strengthen their security operations against these forms of enterprise risk via our suite of managed cyber security services.”
Now in its 16th year, NCSAM continues to build momentum and impact with the ultimate goal of providing all Americans with the information they need to stay safer and more secure online. This online safety awareness and education initiative is co-led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Cyber Security and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
“Cyber security is important to the success of all businesses and organizations. NCSA is proud to have such a strong and active community helping to encourage proactive behavior and prioritize cyber security in their organizations,” said Kelvin Coleman, executive director, NCSA.
For more information about NCSAM 2019 and how to participate in a wide variety of activities, visit staysafeonline.org. You can also follow and use the official NCSAM hashtag #BeCyberSmart on social media throughout the month.
About National Cyber Security Awareness Month
NCSAM is designed to engage and educate public- and private-sector partners through events and initiatives with the goal of raising awareness about cyber security to increase the resiliency of the nation in the event of a cyber incident. Since the Presidential proclamation establishing NCSAM in 2004, the initiative has been formally recognized by Congress, federal, state and local governments and leaders from industry and academia. This united effort is necessary to maintain a cyberspace that is safer and more resilient and remains a source of tremendous opportunity and growth for years to come. For more information, visit staysafeonline.org or https://niccs.cisa.gov/.
NCSA is the nation’s leading nonprofit, public-private partnership promoting cyber security and privacy education and awareness. NCSA works with a broad array of stakeholders in government, industry and civil society. NCSA’s primary partners are the Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Agency and NCSA’s Board of Directors, which includes representatives from ADP; American Express; Bank of America; CDK Global, LLC; CertNexus; Cisco; Cofense; Comcast Corporation; Eli Lilly and Company; ESET North America; Facebook; Google; Infosec; Intel Corporation; Marriott International; Mastercard; Microsoft Corporation; Mimecast; NXP Semiconductors; Proofpoint; Raytheon; Symantec Corporation; Trend Micro, Inc.; Uber: U.S. Bank; Visa and Wells Fargo. NCSA’s core efforts include National Cyber security Awareness Month (October); Data Privacy Day (Jan. 28); STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™, the global online safety awareness and education campaign co-founded by NCSA and the Anti-Phishing Working Group with federal government leadership from the Department of Homeland Security; and CyberSecure My Business™, which offers webinars, web resources and workshops to help businesses be resistant to and resilient from cyberattacks. For more information on NCSA, please visit https://staysafeonline.org/about/.
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