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  • What is the Lock Down Your Login campaign?

    The “Lock Down Your Login” campaign, a key public-facing pillar of the multifaceted Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP) announced by the White House in February 2016, is a STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ initiative led by the National Cyber Security Alliance and developed by a coalition of industry leaders and like-minded organizations working in collaboration with government, who understand the importance of cybersecurity awareness and education. The campaign was built upon a broad, coordinated effort to increase consumer awareness of our individual and collective roles in cybersecurity.

    The Lock Down Your Login campaign's original sponsors include: CompTIA; Google; Javelin; Mastercard; mcgarrybowen; Mozilla; PayPal; TeleSign; True Key™ by Intel Security; Twitter Inc.; Visa Inc.; and Wells Fargo & Company.

    The campaign was created in partnership with: APWG; Bank of America; Call for Action; CompTIA; Consumer Action; Council of Better Business Bureaus; Decoded; ESET North America; Facebook; FIDO Alliance; Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI); Financial Services Roundtable; Google; Heart+Mind Strategies, LLC; Intercede, Intel Corp.; Javelin Strategy & Research; JPMorgan Chase & Co.; Law Enforcement Cyber Center; Logical Operations – Get IT Certified; Mastercard, mcgarrybowen, Microsoft, Mozilla, Multi-State Information Sharing Analysis Center (MS-ISAC); National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) National Program Office (NPO); NXP Semiconductors; PayPal, PKWARE; The Providence Group; Salesforce; SANS Institute; Square; Symantec; TeleSign; True Key™ by Intel Security; Twitter Inc.; Visa Inc.; Wells Fargo & Company; Yubico, USAA.

  • What is STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™

    STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ is the global cybersecurity education and awareness campaign. The campaign was created by an unprecedented coalition of private companies, nonprofits and government organizations with leadership provided by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG). The U.S. Department of Homeland Security leads the federal engagement in the campaign. Learn how to get involved at stopthinkconnect.org

  • Who can I contact for more information about the campaign?

    Email any questions to us at info@stopthinkconnect.org.

  • Where can I learn more about staying safer online?

    Visit https://stopthinkconnect.org and https://staysafeonline.org for more cybersecurity, online safety and privacy tips, resources and updates from STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ and the National Cyber Security Alliance.

* Source: National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) Strong Authentication Survey. July 2016.

* Source: National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) Lock Down Your Login Logo Assessment Survey. August 2016.