10/05/2016 08:47 PM EDT
Original release date: October 05, 2016
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to raise awareness about cybersecurity. In partnership with DHS, the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) has released the first in a series of tips focused on helping people protect their online activities and increasing cybersecurity awareness. This tip describes how users can protect their online accounts using strong authentication techniques, including the use of biometrics or a security key.