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Global Launch of Cyber Security Awareness Month at the OAS

  October 1, 2017

The Organization of American States (OAS), together with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) will host, on Tuesday October 3, at 12:30 EDT (16:30 GMT), the global launch of Cyber Security Awareness Month at OAS headquarters in Washington DC.

During the event, internationally renowned government and industry experts will explore major cybersecurity issues. The program will highlight a variety of topics, including how to keep all global digital citizens safer and more secure online and how governments and the private sector can work together on a more secure and trusted internet, and look ahead to the benefits of a globally secure internet.

Speakers will include OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro, U.S. Assistant Secretary in the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications Jeanette Manfra, and William O´Connell, Chair of the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) Board of Directors.

The complete agenda of the event is available here. El orden del día puede sufrir alteraciones hasta el comienzo de la reuniones.

The meeting will be broadcast live on the OAS Website and the OAS Facebook page.

Press Contact: Monica Reyes (MReyes@oas.org)

WHAT:Global Launch of Cyber Security Awareness Month at the OAS
WHEN:Tuesday, October 3, at 12:30 EDT (16:30 GMT)
WHERE: Hall of the Americas
Organization of American States
17th & Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, D.C 20006

Reference: AVI-129/17