AlertEnterprise Salutes National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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October is coming to an end. It is also National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Thankfully no major breaches have been announced this month. Please join us in supporting the mission of the Department of Homeland Security by promoting Cybersecurity Awareness all year round.

Department of Homeland Security has designated October as National Cybersecurity Month. Each week in October is meant to highlight certain areas of security. Here are some are some of them. Remember these can be done year-round, not only in October.

Week One, Oct 1-3: Promoting Online Safety with the Stop.Think.Connect™ Campaign
Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility, and everyone can take a few simple steps to make the Internet more secure. This week will also highlight efforts related to Executive Order 13636 to strengthen the security and resilience of the nation’s critical infrastructure.

Week Two, October 6-10: Secure Development of IT Products Building security into information technology products, including the phones, tablets, and computers we use every day, is key to enhanced cybersecurity.

Week Three, October 13-17: Critical Infrastructure and the Internet of Things highlights the importance of protecting critical infrastructure and properly securing all devices, including household items,that are connected to the Internet.

Week Four, October 20-24:  Cybersecurity for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses and Entrepreneurs showcases what emerging and established businesses can do to protect their organization, customers, and employees.

Week Five, October 27-31:  Cyber Crime and Law Enforcement Working with law enforcement to combat cybercrime and educate the public on how to protect themselves from online crime.

AlertEnterprise delivers a holistic view of security. The industry is redefining what cybersecurity means. Stay tuned for a coming blog post on how AlertEnterprise is working with the industry to expand the scope of cybersecurity to deliver true Corporate and Critical Infrastructure Protection.