Bitdefender is a proud champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) - an annual campaign launched in 2004 by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance to raise awareness and educate businesses and consumers about Internet safety, cyber threats and cyber protection.

Nearly two-thirds of Americans have been affected by cybercrime with breaches and data fraud leaving behind a financial impact that lasts months and even years. We must remain vigilant and work together to help protect our communities and one another.

Facts & Resources

  • In 2016, 870 Champion organizations spread the word about online safety and security at work, at home and in their local communities.

  • A European Cyber Security Month was first piloted in October 2012 created by the ENISA, the European Network and Information Security Agency.

  • On May 11, 2017 an Executive Order was signed to strengthen cybersecurity for the United States federal networks and critical infrastructure.
  • According to a study by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, by 2022, there will be a shortage of 1.8 million information security workers.