Governor Bullock Acknowledges October as "National Cybersecurity Awareness Month" in the State of Montana
October 11, 2019
Security is essential in every facet of our lives and cybersecurity is especially important. I commend the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, and the National Cyber Security Alliance for their steadfast work and dedication. They play a vital role in protecting citizens from and responding to cybersecurity threats that have significant impact to our safety and privacy.
Critical infrastructure sectors are increasingly reliant on information systems and technology, and we must be sure they are supported and protected. One step we can take is understanding that cybersecurity education and awareness is crucial to keep everyone protected. From large corporations and small businesses to schools, government agencies, and home users, everyone must be aware of best practices with regard to cybersecurity.
I encourage all Montanans to join me in acknowledging October 2019 as "National Cybersecurity Awareness Month" and to use cybersecurity best practices to protect themselves online.