Telefónica was awarded the 017, the number of help in the area of cybersecurity

Telefónica will be responsible for operating the 017, the number that as of February 11, 2020 must centralize the care service to citizen free of charge in cybersecurity issues, which will be also accessible via short text messages and multimedia.So he has published this Tuesday by the Official State Bulletin (BOE), which disseminates the decision of the National Institute of Ciberseguriad of Spain (Incibe) on a service that will be provided from a call centre of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.017 will replace the current 900 116 117 and will continue to be a number of national and confidential, called social interest, that you can call every day from nine in the morning to nine at night to expose any doubts or queries about cybersecurity, privacy, trust digital and safe and responsible use of the internet and technology.Is intended to the children and their environment (parents, educators, and professionals working in the field of the minor or his or her protection in the networks), to internet users in general and the business community that uses the network and the technologies in the performance of their activity and must protect their assets and their business.The initiative has the approval of the National Commission of Markets and Competition (CNMC), which particularly appreciates that allow the sending of messages, because will facilitate rapid dissemination of information to the public in the event of an incident or a threat in cybersecurity.
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Telefónica was awarded the 017, the number of help in the area of cybersecurity
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November 12, 2019