Two Steps Ahead: National Cyber Security Awareness Month Kickoff:
Empowering Users to Protect Themselves
with Honorary Cohosts The Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus
Randy Vickers, Director of Information Security, U.S. House of Representatives
John Krebs, DPIP Identity Theft Program Manager, U.S. Federal Trade Commission
Scott Montgomery, Vice President, Chief Technical Strategist, Intel Security
Stephen Cobb, Senior Security Researcher, ESET
Michael Kaiser, Executive Director, National Cyber Security Alliance
The National Cyber Security Alliance’s (NCSA) mission is to educate and empower digital citizens to use the Internet and connected devices safely and securely wherever they are and understand ways to navigate privacy in a fully connected world.
NCSA, a 501(c)(3) founded in 2001, is a leading public-private partnership, working with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), corporate sponsors (ADP, AT&T, Bank of America, BlackBerry, Cisco, Comcast Corporation, ESET, Facebook, Google, Intel, Logical Operations, Microsoft, PayPal, PKWARE, Raytheon, RSA, the Security Division of EMC, Symantec, Verizon and Visa) and nonprofit collaborators to promote cybersecurity and privacy awareness everywhere.
To achieve our mission, NCSA builds strong public-private partnerships to create and implement far-reaching education and awareness programs that encourage a culture of cybersecurity and privacy. NCSA’s core initiatives include: Data Privacy Day (Jan 28), National Cyber Security Awareness Month (Oct) and STOP. THINK. CONNECT.