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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Kaiser, Spitzner to speak on NCSAM 2016

As the annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) draw nearer in October the chief executive officer of the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), Michael Kaiser and Director, SANS Securing The Human, Lance Spitzner, have been confirmed to speak on the importance of NCSAM 2M016, reports ITRealms.
NCSAM, ITRealms gathered is an initiative of NCSA and the United States (US) Department of Homeland Security to make sure everyone has the resources needed to stay safer, more secure and better able to protect their personal information online.
ITRealms reports that cybersecurity is a shared responsibility, and all individuals and organizations have roles to play in promoting a safer, more secure and more trusted Internet.
A press statement from NCSA made available to ITRealms, they noted that as organizations prepare for NCSAM, both Kaiser and Spitzner would speak on tips for executing various awareness and education campaigns.
ITRealms recalls that Mr. Kaiser joined the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) in 2008 as chief executive, and engages diverse constituencies - business, government and other nonprofit organizations in NCSA's broad public education and outreach efforts to promote a safer, more secure and more trusted Internet.
Kaiser leads NCSA in several major awareness initiatives, including National Cyber Security Awareness Month (October), Data Privacy Day (Jan. 28) and STOP. THINK. CONNECT. the global online safety awareness and education campaign. NCSA builds efforts through public-private partnerships that address cybersecurity and privacy issues for a wide array of target audiences, including individuals, families and the education and business communities. In 2009, Mr. Kaiser was named one of SC Magazine's information security luminaries.
While, Lance Spitzner is the Director, SANS Securing The Human. Lance Spitzner has over 20 years of security experience in cyber threat research, awareness and training. He invented the concept of honeynets, founded the Honeynet Project and published three security books. Lance has worked and consulted in over 25 countries and helped over 350 organizations plan, maintain and measure their security awareness programs.
In addition, Lance is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Cyber Security Alliance, frequent presenter, serial tweeter and works on numerous community security projects. Before working in information security, Mr. Spitzner served as an armor officer in the Army's Rapid Deployment Force and earned his MBA from the University of Illinois.
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