EDTS Cyber Pledges to Support National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2018 as a Champion
Thursday, September 27th, 2018
EDTS Cyber announced that it has become a Champion of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2018. They will be joining a growing global effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations and individuals to promote the awareness of online safety and privacy.
A multi-layered and far-reaching campaign held annually in October, NCSAM was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure all digital citizens have the resources needed to stay safer and more secure online while also protecting their personal information. As an official Champion, EDTS Cyber recognizes their commitment to cybersecurity, online safety and privacy.
“We are excited to be a partner again for the 2018 National Cybersecurity Awareness Month,” states Charles Johnson, Founder and CEO of EDTS Cyber. “While we promote safe cybersecurity practices 365 days a year, it’s beneficial to come together as an industry to educate the community on cyber risks and methods for protecting yourself on a daily basis.”
Co-founded and led by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, NCSAM has grown exponentially since its inception, reaching consumers, small and medium-sized businesses, corporations, government entities, the military, educational institutions and young people nationally and internationally. NCSAM 2017 was an unprecedented success, generating 4,316 news stories – an increase of 68 percent in comparison to NCSAM 2016’s media coverage. Kicking off its 15th year, NCSAM 2018 presents an unparalleled opportunity to leverage the month’s tremendous adoption growth over the last several years and expand cybersecurity and privacy education and awareness globally.
"The Champion program continues to be such a strong foundation for National Cyber Security Awareness Month’s ongoing and impactful success. In 2017, 1,050 organizations enlisted to support the month – a 21-percent increase from the previous year,” said Russ Schrader, NCSA’s executive director. “We are thankful to our 2018 Champion organizations for their support and commitment to our shared responsibility of promoting cybersecurity, online safety awareness and the opportunity to protect our privacy."