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Feb16, 2017

The Benefits Of Microlearning In Security Awareness

By |Ask The Experts, Launching SA Programs, Managing SA Programs, Planning SA Programs, Security Awareness Programs|

Formal learning has long been the bedrock of school systems worldwide. We go to class. A teacher presents the information. We are then tested on that information. It’s a scheduled, systematic way of educating. This is also the way most security awareness programs are designed. Users take a course or a learning module, they are tested on the information at the end of the module, you then present the results of those tests in a [...]

Feb14, 2017

Digital Valentine’s Day

By |Free Stuff|

Happy Valentine's Day! To show our love for you, we have some digital freebies to share. Love is in the air, and all over the internet, this Valentine’s Day. Rather you’re spending time with loved ones or quality time with yourself, there’s one more person we don’t want you to forget about: your sys admin! We’ve made a couple of Valentine’s Day cards you can share with those who help keep your information secure! (Or [...]

Feb09, 2017

Parenting A Geek Part 2: Changing Behavior

By |Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Kids and Security|

In Part 1 of Parenting a Geek, we discussed the threats kids face online, how to identify those threats, and recommended a few technical solutions to keep kids safe. And while we're all about utilizing the tools we have at our disposal, the biggest challenge is raising awareness and ultimately changing behavior. This is where effective parenting comes in. I struggled with this next section because I feel strongly that it is not my place [...]

Feb07, 2017

VIZIO Settles Lawsuit; Privacy Concerns Remain

By |Security & Pop Culture, Security Awareness 101|

TV manufacturer VIZIO agreed to pay $2.2 million in a settlement with the FTC regarding the improper use of customer data—which is a nice way of saying they have been stealing and selling your information to advertisers: “According to the agencies’ complaint, starting in February 2014, VIZIO, Inc. and an affiliated company have manufactured VIZIO smart TVs that capture second-by-second information about video displayed on the smart TV, including video from consumer cable, broadband, set-top [...]

Feb07, 2017

Safer Internet Day

By |Kids and Security|

It’s already time for another holiday in the cyber world! Today we celebrate Safer Internet Day and this year’s theme is ‘Be the change: Unite for a better internet.’ Every year Safer Internet Day aims to further spread the word about safe online practices and raise awareness about emerging issues. Already today we here at The Security Awareness Company participated in a Twitter Chat put on by Stop. Think. Connect. with some of our friends. [...]

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