MESA, AZ - The city of Mesa is hosting a conference that focuses on cyber security.
The United States Department of Homeland Security Cyber Security Summit will be held at 1 E. Main Street in Mesa starting at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday with registration.
According to a news release, the conference includes experts talking about threats in an increasingly networked world and current threats affecting businesses, local governments, and users such as social engineering, security of mobile devices and many of the trending applications on smart phones and PCs.
Participants will get an overview of methods in training supervisors to spot and mitigate the cyber insider threat.
Statistics reveal that approximately 40 percent of the cyber incidents are caused by insiders.
Officials say cyber risks are real and endanger our national security:
Cyber security threats can take many forms, from identity theft, to online fraud, to cyber bullying. It is important to know and to understand how and why these threats work in order to better protect yourself and your business against them.
The national Stop.Think.Connect. campaign is designed to combat threats and raise cyber security awareness throughout the country. The campaign urges Internet users to:
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