DHS presents awards in cyber awareness challenge

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has recognized seven proposals designed to educate and empower internet users to better protect themselves against cyberthreats. The winning proposals will help guide the DHS' National Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign, set to kick off in October. Among the winners was anti-virus firm ESET, co-honored in the "Best Local/Commmunity Plan" category for its "Securing our eCity" initiative, which leverages public and private partnerships to educate the San Diego community on online safety. Another winning vendor was Cisco, recognized for its "Cybersecurity is Everyone's Responsibility" in the "Best Publicity and Marketing" category. — DK
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