[At-Large] Fwd: Cybersecurity Awareness Messaging - Session Invitation (ICANN 51)

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Mon Sep 29 13:22:29 UTC 2014

>From: Glen de Saint Géry <Glen at icann.org>
>To: liaison6c <liaison6c at gnso.icann.org>
>Subject: [liaison6c] Cybersecurity Awareness 
>Messaging - Session Invitation (ICANN 51)
>Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:36:59 +0000
>The Anti-Phishing Working Group will hold a 
>session during ICANN 51 in Los Angeles regarding 
>the STOP. THINK. CONNECT. cybersecurity 
>awareness campaign. The SSR Team would like to 
>invite all members of the community, including 
>gTLD and ccTLD registries, registrars, the 
>private sector, government representatives, 
>academic researchers, NGOs and all others to 
>attend and consider joining the initiative as well.
>Session title: (APWG) Hemispheric Unification of 
>Cyber Security Awareness Messaging
>Date: Wed, 15 October 2014 - 16:30 to 17:45 PDT
>Room: Pacific Palisades
>"The STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Messaging Convention 
>has embarked upon a campaign to establish the 
>STOP. THINK. CONNECT. cybersecurity awareness 
>messaging suite as a hemisphere-wide campaign, 
>leveraging initial adoption by nation-states in 
>North America, Central America and South America.
>"The Messaging Convention was established in 
>2010 to unify online safety awareness with a 
>common slogan - STOP.THINK.CONNECT. - and a 
>universally recognized logo. The campaign has 
>been adopted by national government agencies and 
>group in the USA, Canada, Malaysia, Japan, 
>Uruguay, Panama and Paraguay and the Convention 
>joined with the Organization of American States 
>in 2012 to promote the campaign among its member 
>states, of which there are 35 independent nations.
>Working from these early adoptions in the 
>Western Hemisphere and the membership networks 
>of the APWG and co-founder, NCSA, the Convention 
>proposes the consolidation of national 
>cybersecurity awareness messaging campaigns into 
>a hemispheric effort that would provide 
>transborder resonance and unparalleled 
>efficiency in delivering the campaign’s essential messages."
>Carlos Alvarez
>Sr. Manager, SSR Technical Engagement
>Security Stability Resiliency Team

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