With our expertise and experience in training organizations in the area of Mobile Device Security Awareness, it was the perfect partnership at the perfect time.
Catonsville, MD (PRWEB) September 30, 2013
PaRaBaL, Inc 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, and while using their mobile devices.
The campaign’s three easy, actionable steps: STOP. THINK. CONNECT. are 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. Here are some additional tips and advice:
- Keep a Clean Machine: Keep all critical software—security software, Web browsers and operating systems—up to date.
- Protect Your Personal Information: Secure your accounts by making passwords long, strong and unique.
- Own Your Online Presence: Set security and privacy settings to your comfort level of sharing.
- When in Doubt, Throw it Out: If an email, social network post or text message looks suspicious, even if you know the source, delete it.
- Be a Good Online Citizen: Post only about others what you would have them post about you.
PaRaBaL, Inc. is joining STOP. THINK. CONNECT.’s partner program to help promote messages about the importance of online safety, while using your smartphones and tablet computers.
“PaRaBaL is excited to announce our partnership with STOP. THINK. CONNECT., just in time for National Cyber Awareness Month in October,” said PaRaBaL CEO Peter Coddington. “With our expertise and experience in training organizations in the area of Mobile Device Security Awareness, it was the perfect partnership at the perfect time. We have corporate Mobile Device Security Awareness Seminars lined up all month to help promote online safety while using smartphones and tablet computers.”
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).
About PaRaBaL, Inc.
PaRaBaL was founded in 2009 to help organizations utilize mobile devices, allowing for greater employee productivity, without sacrificing security posture. PaRaBaL offers training, corporate mobile policy development and our BYOD Preparedness Check services and resells top of the market mobile management and security software. Whether your organization is embracing mobility for the first time, or your looking to take a step tward more advanced solutions, let PaRaBaL be the partner that ensures you meet your objectives. Check us out at http://www.parabal.com and follow us on twitter @PARABALINC.
About STOP. THINK. CONNECT.
The campaign launched in 2010 and was developed by the STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Messaging Convention, a public-private partnership established in 2009 and led by The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) and National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) to develop and support a national cybersecurity awareness campaign. The Department of Homeland Security provides the Federal Government's leadership for the campaign. Industry, government, non-profits and education institutions participate in STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Learn how to get involved at the STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/STOPTHINKCONNECT, on Twitter at @STOPTHNKCONNECT, and the campaign website at http://stopthinkconnect.org/.