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National Computer Security Day

Monday, November 30th is National Computer Security Day. This day was enacted by a chapter of the Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) to raise public awareness in 1988 as a response to the burgeoning threats of cyberattacks.

Fifteen years later in 2003, the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security began working together to create the National Cyber Awareness System.

In the 32 years since National Computer Security Day came about, the understanding of how critical it is for any organization to take steps in protecting their organization’s information network has never been more essential.

Everyday there is a new threat of malware, ransomware, and insiders’ breac