FTCC is a National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017 Champion

FAYETTEVILLE, NC – October 12, 2017 – Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) announced today that it is a 2017 Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). FTCC is joining a growing global effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges, universities, associations, nonprofit organizations, and individuals to promote online safety awareness.

Recognized every October, NCSAM was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure all digital citizens have the resources needed to stay safer and more secure online while also protecting their personal information. As an official Champion, FTCC recognizes its commitment to cybersecurity, online safety, and privacy.

“The Champion program is a vital part of NCSAM’s ongoing success with 870 organizations joining since last year” said Michael Kaiser, NCSA’s executive director. “We are thankful to our 2017 Champion organizations for their support and commitment to our shared responsibility of promoting cybersecurity and online safety awareness.” _For more information about NCSAM and the Campion program, please visit https://staysafeonline.org/ncsam/.

Now in its 14th year, NCSAM is designed to engage and educate public- and private-sector partners through events and initiatives with the goal of raising awareness about cybersecurity in order to increase the resiliency of the nation in the event of a cyber-incident. Since the Presidential proclamation establishing NCSAM in 2004, NCSAM has been formally recognized by Congress, federal, state and local governments, and leaders from industry and academia.

Fayetteville Technical Community College was established in 1961 and serves over 40,000 students annually by providing over 250 occupational, technical, general education, college transfer, and continuing education programs to meet students’ needs and desires as well was the community. Visit FTCC’s website at www.faytechcc.edu. Like us on Facebook / Follow us on Twitter @faytechcc.

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