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“Digital Single Market for All”: 5th and final week of #CyberSecMonth 2015

The European Cyber Security Month, the EU advocacy campaign running through October, promoting cyber security is almost coming to its completion this week. This week’s theme is dedicated to a “Digital Single Market for All”.

Published on October 26, 2015

“Bringing down barriers to unlock online opportunities” is an objective of the European Commission (EC) initiative on the Digital Single Market (DSM). More information on the subject is available through the following links:

 

More on the topic from EC Vice – President Ansip’s blog and Commissioner Oettinger’s blog .

Also today:

1. Official launch for tECSM quizhe NIS Quiz today!

ENISA has further developed a quiz to enhance user’s knowledge in network and information security (NIS) while at the same time disseminate best practice and knowledge from its reports.

Users can choose the difficulty level, and select to test their cyber knowledge between two topics: “privacy” or “general security”. Furthermore, users are asked to reply to 10 scenarios by making a choice among a preselection of answers. Each answer comes with an explanation and the award of the Cyber Security Month badge at the end.

To play the quiz click here!

Users can obtain the Cyber Security Month badge by completing the quiz.


2. Invitation to participate at the cyber security education seminar: ECSM2015 Evaluation on November 5th, 2015 in Vienna

This cyber security education seminar is organized under the European Cyber Security Month advocacy campaign. The objective is the evaluation of the ECSM2015 and to offer networking opportunities for partners. At the same time it marks the initiation of the planning for ECSM2016. The event is co-organized with the Austrian Federal Chancellery and the ENISA-NLO network.

Seminar agenda is available here

To Register

Please confirm your interest to participate no later than the 28th October, 2015 by contacting: stakeholderrelations@enisa.europa.eu 


3. International Launch today #CyberAware #CyberSecMonth!

ENISA has joined the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Cyber Security Alliance in releasing the 'International Mobile Security Tips'. The DHS has coordinated the development of this document with Australia, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation group, the Organization of American States, and ENISA.

The 'International Mobile Security Tips' are also available through the STOP.THINK.CONNECT. website:

 

Background: European Cyber Security Month (ECSM) is an EU advocacy campaign that promotes cyber security among citizens and advocates for change in the perception of cyber-threats by promoting data and information security, education, sharing of good practices and competitions. The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA), the European Commission DG CONNECT and Partners are deploying the European Cyber Security Month every October. Metrics: 30 countries involved in the initiative in 2014, displaying an increase from 2013 with 24 countries participating.

 

European Cyber Security Month: during October, find out how to be safe online

 

October is Cyber Security Month! Follow #CyberSecMonth #ENISA

Visit: www.cybersecuritymonth.eu

 

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