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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Snohomish County Reaffirms Commitment to CyberSecurity Awareness

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Lisa Hillman
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Snohomish County Reaffirms Commitment to Cybersecurity Awareness

Executive and Council commit county to participation in nationwide awareness program


EVERETT, Wash., October 1, 2018 – Today the Snohomish County Council and Executive signed a joint resolution to recognize October as CyberSecurity Awareness Month. The Snohomish County Council first proclaimed October as cyberSecurity month in 2017.  Today, the county continues its goal of maintaining the security of technology and data.

In 2018, the 15th annual National CyberSecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) will highlight user awareness while addressing specific challenges and identifying opportunities for behavioral change. In addition, NCSAM 2018 will shine a spotlight on the critical need to build a strong, cyber secure workforce to help ensure families, communities, businesses and the country’s infrastructure are better protected.

Securing the internet is a shared responsibility. The public is asked to join the county as it supports National CyberSecurity Awareness Month and help everyone learn to use the internet safely and more securely.

Below are some informative links, including videos and free promotional materials.


About Snohomish County  Snohomish County is the third largest county in the State of Washington by population and is one of the fastest growing in the state. Snohomish County is home to the largest manufacturing facility in the world and is one of the top tourist destinations in the region. From the waves of Puget Sound to the ice fields of Glacier Peak, Snohomish County has diverse ecosystems, while also being home to a thriving agriculture industry and dynamic urban centers. Learn more at: www.snohomishcountywa.gov


 

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