DHS Highlights Personal and Business Preparedness During National Cyber Security Awareness Month [October 1, 2008] [open pdf - 38KB]
This Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Press Release highlights "the fifth annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month this October, designed to educate the public on the shared responsibility of protecting cyberspace. The department will recognize this important initiative through a series of events aimed at raising awareness of the ways in which citizens and businesses can better safeguard themselves in cyberspace. […] Everyone can practice good cyber security in their homes and offices. Installing virus detection software and updating it as necessary, creating strong passwords and frequently changing them, backing up important files, and ignoring suspicious e-mails or websites can help protect you, your family and your business."
U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/