NCSC to promote awareness of rising cybersecurity threats

Tuesday 8 January 2019 11:08 CET | News

The US National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) has started to distribute informative materials promoting increased awareness of rising cybersecurity threats from nation-state actors.

Materials format ranges from brochures to videos. The materials distributed by the NCSC to raise awareness among private sector companies are part of a campaign dubbed “Know the Risk, Raise Your Shield”. The disseminated materials cover a wide range of subjects, from supply chain risks, spear-phishing, and social engineering, to economic espionage, social media deception, foreign travel risks, and mobile device safety.

NCSC is an Office of the Director of National Intelligence center, and it is designed to provide counterintelligence and security expertise in several areas, ranging from insider threat and supply chain risk management to personnel security.

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Keywords: National Counterintelligence and Security Center, NCSC, cybersecurity, cyber threats, phishing, ransomware, social engineering, US
Countries: World