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NCSAM October 2020 - Do Your Part, Be Cybersmart
National Preparedness Month
Brennan Smith

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – October 2020

The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) launched National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) in October 2004 as a broad effort to help all Americans stay safer and more secure online.

From 2009-2018, NCSAM’s theme was “Our Shared Responsibility,” the role we all have, as individuals or as organizational leaders, to secure the digital assets under our control.

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AllConnected News
Mariah Prendergast

How to Prepare Your Organization to Fight Ransomware

These threats include four key areas of concern:
Phishing – using the subject of coronavirus or COVID-19 as a lure
Malware distribution – using coronavirus- or COVID-19- themed lures
Registration of new domain names containing wording related to coronavirus or COVID-19, and
Attacks against newly—and often rapidly—deployed remote access and teleworking infrastructure.

AllConnected encourages all of its clients to take appropriate steps to prevent ransomware attacks in their organization.

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