Facebook partners with antivirus firms on cyber awareness

Facebook is coordinating a partnership with antivirus companies as part of a federal cyber-awareness movement.

The Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch reports that Facebook’s plans are being driven in part by the government-run “STOP. THINK. CONNECT.” program.

The non-profit National Cybersecurity Alliance is also helping Facebook plan its consumer safety moves.

Online Chat: DJ Kachman, the Veterans Affairs Department’s director of mobile and security technology transformation lead, on April 10, at 1 p.m.

This story is part of Federal News Radio’s daily Cybersecurity Update. For more cybersecurity news, click here.

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