Open for Questions: Howard Schmidt on Cyber Security Awareness
[UPDATE: This live event has concluded. You can watch the full video here.]
As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Howard Schmidt, Cybersecurity Coordinator and Special Assistant to the President, will be answering your questions about Awareness Month, the “Stop.Think.Connect” initiative to encourage safety online and the things that people and businesses can do to protect themselves in a live video chat on Wednesday, October 20th at 1:30 p.m. EDT.
“National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is the time of the year we need to stop and realize all the things we can do collectively to keep our selves cyber-educated, cyber-smart, and cyber-assured,” Schmidt wrote in a blog post kicking off the month.
Don't miss the live Open for Questions event with Howard Schmidt on Wednesday, October 20th at 1:30 p.m. EDT. Here's how you can participate:
- Join the discussion live through the White House Facebook application
- Watch the chat through WhiteHouse.gov/live
- Ask your questions in advance on Facebook
- Post your question on About.com (Update: Comments now closed.)
In a proclamation, President Obama reflected his continued commitment to cybersecurity as a national priority and “urge[d] all Americans to visit DHS.gov/Cyber and OnGuardOnline.gov for more information about practices that can enhance the security of our shared cyber networks.”