The Center for Defense and Homeland Security (CDHS) today announced that it has signed on as a partner of STOP. THINK. CONNECT. the global cybersecurity awareness campaign, to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online.

The campaign’s three easy, actionable steps: STOP. THINK. CONNECT. is easy to understand and apply.  STOP. THINK. CONNECT. also advises all Internet users to take security measures, understand the consequences of their behavior and actions and enjoy the benefits of the Internet.

The Center for Defense and Homeland Security is joining STOP. THINK. CONNECT.’s partner program to help promote messages about the importance of online safety to Fayetteville State University’s cliental and the Fayetteville/Fort Bragg Community. CDHS’s initial event is on senior citizens and common cyber practices and will conduct its first workshop at 739 Blue Street Senior Citizen Center on November 9, 2016 from 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon.

The campaign’s Partner Program aims to address the worldwide problems of online security and cybercrime by harmonizing messaging across the globe.  STOP. THINK. CONNECT. partners gain exclusive access to content, templates and other resources to make it easy for them to co-brand with the campaign. ­­­

STOP. THINK. CONNECT. was created by an unprecedented coalition of private companies, non-profits and government organizations with leadership provided by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG)

CDHS was created by Fayetteville State University to facilitate curricular innovation, partnerships, research and faculty.  For more information contact Dr. Mary Ferguson or Mr. John Bellamy, (910) 672-2006.

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