via Market Watch
ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug 29, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Metropolitan State University Center of Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CEIAE), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Advance IT Minnesota and Saint Paul College will host a free cyber security awareness forum focusing on online safety and security on Friday, Sept. 9, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Saint Paul College (235 Marshall Avenue, St. Paul). The event is open to the public and will be recorded for public viewing in late September via Advance IT Minnesota’s website, www.advanceitmn.org .
As part of the Department of Homeland Security’s Stop.Think.Connect. national cyber security awareness campaign, the cyber security awareness forum promotes online safety and security to young people through an engaging, interactive session with a U.S. Department of Homeland Security representative and a panel of local security experts who are well-versed in social media and working with young people. Four cyber security areas will be highlighted: phishing, cyber bullying, privacy/identity and physical safety.