ADVISORY, Oct. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
In recognition of October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a group of NGO officials, government and industry leaders will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to close the market.
Convened by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), the nation's leading nonprofit public-private partnership promoting the safe and secure use of the internet, the delegation will feature leading cybersecurity experts and C-suite executives as well as a senior official from the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security.
In honor of the occasion, Jeanette Manfra, Assistant Secretary, Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, will ring the Closing Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
National Cyber Security Alliance Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About the National Cyber Security Alliance:
The National Cyber Security Alliance (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 primary partners are the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and NCSA's Board of Directors, which includes representatives from ADP; Aetna; AT&T Services Inc.; Bank of America; Barclays; CDK Global, LLC; Cisco; Comcast Corporation; ESET North America; Google; Facebook; LifeLock, Inc.; Logical Operations; NXP Semiconductors; RSA, the Security Division of EMC; Symantec Corporation; Intel Corporation; MasterCard; Microsoft Corporation; PayPal; Raytheon; PKWARE; Salesforce; SANS Security Awareness; TeleSign; Visa and Wells Fargo. NCSA's core efforts include National Cyber Security Awareness Month (October); Data Privacy Day (Jan. 28) and STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™, the global online safety awareness and education campaign co-founded by NCSA and the Anti Phishing Working Group, with federal government leadership from DHS. For more information on NCSA, please visit staysafeonline.org/about-us/overview/.
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Source: NASDAQ, Inc.