The MS-ISAC has launched its second annual Cyber Pledge Contest. The pledge period opened up on September 10th and will continues through October 31st.
The purpose of the contest to promote cyber security to state and local governments. Currently, we have more than 7,300 pledges signed with California leading in the state category followed by Massachusetts and Mississippi. On the local government side, Jackson County, Mississippi is in the lead followed by Sacramento County, California and Suffolk County, Massachusetts. The importance of spreading the message about safe online behavior has never been more important. We are all interconnected, and for only a minimal investment of time, you can help to reinforce the importance about online safety among your citizens.
In the face of these online dangers it is important that we remind ourselves of the importance of following good cyber security practices. Cyber Security Is Our Shared Responsibility and by taking proactive steps every day, we can improve our ability to stay safe.