To provide funding for outreach, education, and technical assistance in order to raise public awareness of cybersecurity awareness nationally.
To empower and support citizens to use the Internet securely and safely, protecting themselves and the cyber infrastructure.
To educate key stakeholder
communities about cybersecurity issues as well as provide tools and resources to enhance cybersecurity awareness.
Outreach and technical assistance may take several forms, such as: the provision of written information; maintaining a website; development of cybersecurity awareness collateral; establishment and maintenance of metrics to measure effectiveness of awareness efforts; and development of seminars, workshops or training sessions.