DHS contractor will train in cyber safety

Wednesday - 11/16/2011, 7:30pm EST

Sending and receiving emails at work is getting a little safer. The Department of Homeland Security has awarded the Online Trust Alliance a contract to to train agencies on email authentication.

Market Watch says email authentication, "is a critical part of the front line of defense against cyber threats and helps to increase the ability to detect and block malicious email threats.

Online Trust Alliance will work through the CERT program to set up the training.

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