It’s National Data Privacy Day: Do You Know How to Stay Cyber-Safe?


January 28, 2017

CIS President & COO, Steve Spano shares important tips consumers and businesses can follow to protect their online privacy and information from unscrupulous scammers.

“Taking steps to protect your data is increasingly important as we become far more digitally connected,” Steve Spano, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Center for Internet Security (CIS). “A global interconnected world driven by such things as social media, personal devices, and the Internet of Things is connecting people and businesses in new and innovative ways. Information is a common currency, which presents tremendous opportunities for people, governments, and businesses, but it also can present significant risk given the growing vulnerabilities and cyber threats. The urgency to communicate should be matched with a greater urgency to do so using security best practices. They are not mutually exclusive.”