(Gawkwire) – Advanced Internet Technologies, a Fayetteville, N.C.-based Web-hosting firm, recognizes the importance of protecting its customers and raising awareness of potential security threats and supports National Cyber Security Awareness Month. October marks the 10th Anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month and for this observance, AIT is offering a 50% discount on Security Scans for new customers, current customers and resellers. To learn more you may visit http://www.ait.com/security/security-scan/.
“With this year’s theme being Our Shared Responsibility, it is important to educate our customers about possible threats and provide a solution. Not only could data be vulnerable, be the very success of our customer’s business could be at stake,” said Michael Roberts, Chief Operations Officer at AIT. “Use of the Internet is everyone’s responsibility and we want to ensure that are customers are informed and protected.” added Roberts.
AIT is encouraging its customers to learn more about National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The Department of Homeland Security’s National Cybersecurity Division has teamed up with several other agencies to increase the public’s awareness of cybersecurity and crime issues so citizens can take precautions to avoid those threats on the Internet. Public relations activities, educational programs, events and initiatives that target home users, small businesses, education audiences (K-12 and higher education), and child safety online will be featured throughout October. To find out more about participating in National Cyber Security Awareness Month, please visit http://www.staysafeonline.org.
Clarence E. Briggs III, the founder and CEO of AIT and a service-disabled veteran, launched the company in 1995. It has since grown into a multimillion dollar business that has been named twice to the Inc. 500 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Mr. Briggs is the recipient of several local and national awards for economic achievement as an entrepreneur to include Entrepreneur of the Year for the state of North Carolina.