October 1, 2019 — HIPAA Secure Now! today announced its commitment to National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), held annually in October, by signing up as a Champion and joining a growing global effort to promote the awareness of online safety and privacy. NCSAM is a collaborative effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations and individuals committed to this year’s NCSAM theme of ‘Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.’ which encourages everyone to #BeCyberSmart through cybersecurity best practices.

We are thrilled to be participating in National Cybersecurity Awareness Month as a 2019 Champion. We strive to provide our clients with the knowledge needed to not only detect cybersecurity risks but to combat them as well. This October, we are putting extensive focus on the importance of cybersecurity in hopes that it will make a lasting impact on our clients and our community all year long,” said HIPAA Secure Now! CEO, Art Gross.

Now in its 16th year, NCSAM continues to build momentum and impact with the ultimate goal of providing all Americans with the information they need to stay safer and more secure online. HIPAA Secure Now! is proud to support this far-reaching online safety awareness and education initiative which is co-led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the  Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Cybersecurity is important to the success of all businesses and organizations. NCSA is proud to have such a strong and active community helping to encourage proactive behavior and prioritize cybersecurity in their organizations,” said Kelvin Coleman, executive director, NCSA.

For more information about NCSAM 2019 and how to participate in a wide variety of activities, visit staysafeonline.org/ncsam. You can also follow and use the official NCSAM hashtag #BeCyberSmart on social media throughout the month.

About HIPAA Secure Now!

Since 2010 HIPAA Secure Now! has been dedicated to helping clients protect protected health information, reduce the likelihood of a data breach and comply with HIPAA regulations. The company delivers comprehensive, affordable security and compliance solutions to healthcare practices and business associates.

HIPAA Secure Now’s unique combination of employee training, security assessments, policies and procedures – combined with financial protection and breach response services makes the company a leader in the HIPAA Compliance and Cybersecurity market, serving small and medium-sized healthcare practices and business associates. 

About National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

NCSAM is designed to engage and educate public- and private-sector partners through events and initiatives with the goal of raising awareness about cybersecurity to increase the resiliency of the nation in the event of a cyber incident. Since the Presidential proclamation establishing NCSAM in 2004, the initiative has been formally recognized by Congress, federal, state and local governments and leaders from industry and academia. This united effort is necessary to maintain a cyberspace that is safer and more resilient and remains a source of tremendous opportunity and growth for years to come. For more information, visit staysafeonline.org/ncsam or niccs.us-cert.gov/national-cybersecurity-awareness-month-2019.

About NCSA

NCSA is the nation’s leading nonprofit, public-private partnership promoting cybersecurity and privacy education and awareness. NCSA works with a broad array of stakeholders in government, industry and civil society. NCSA’s core efforts include National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October); Data Privacy Day (Jan. 28); STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™, the global online safety awareness and education campaign co-founded by NCSA and the Anti-Phishing Working Group. For more information on NCSA, please visit https://staysafeonline.org/about/.

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