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IKeepSafe Supports National Cyber Security Awareness Month Media Contact
Arlington, VA (myPressManager.com) October 04, 2012
The Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeepSafe) is pleased to announce its Internet Keep Safe Coalition
support of National Cyber Security Awareness Month and appreciates the (iKeepSafe)
National Cyber Security Alliance’s special efforts this month ensuring that
our online lives are kept safe and secure. This year’s theme, “Our Shared
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Responsibility,” emphasizes that the internet is a shared resource and
securing it is everyone’s responsibility. Further, the month highlights
that if each of us does our part, “together we will be a more resilient and www.ikeepsafe.org/
safer digital society.”
National Cyber Security Awareness Month, conducted every October since 2001, is an annual awareness- Quotable
raising effort that seeks to encourage everyone to protect their networks and our nation’s critical cyber
infrastructure. NCSA works in collaboration with partners across the country to empower consumers,
schools, businesses and government agencies to stay safe online.
In celebration of the month, iKeepSafe will do its part to raise awareness of the importance of cyber
security. The organization will be attending the 11th Annual Cyberethics, Cybersafety, and Cybersecurity Security Awareness
Conference in College Park, Maryland on October 4th and 5th. In addition, iKeepSafe has officially shown Month, conducted
its support for the month and its commitment to cyber security by participating as a National Cyber
every October since
Security Awareness Month “champion.” As a champion, iKeepSafe recognizes that we all share the
responsibility to secure our part of cyberspace and the networks we use. 2001, is an annual
“iKeepSafe strives to educate families and educators about the importance of cyber security throughout
effort that seeks to
our daily outreach and communication efforts,” said Marsali Hancock, President and CEO of iKeepSafe.
“We strongly support the National Cyber Security Alliance’s mission, vision and efforts in promoting ‘Our encourage everyone
Shared Responsibility’ in celebration of National Cyber Security Awareness Month this October.” to protect their
networks and our
To learn more about iKeepSafe, visit ikeepsafe.org.
nation’s critical cyber
About the Internet Keep Safe Coalition
The Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeepSafe) is a broad partnership of governors and first spouses,
attorneys general, public health and educational professionals, law enforcement and industry leaders
working together for the health and safety of youth online. The Coalition provides innovative resources, Want to place myPressManager
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book series and animated films for children. iKeepSafe uses its unique partnerships to disseminate the
safety resources to families worldwide, including its Generation Safe™ program launched in the U.S., Click here for Options.
Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Vietnam.
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