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Cybersecurity careers: Which one is right for you?

By | August 1st, 2019|Guest Post|

Data breaches, hackers and viruses are a daily reality for organizations across the world. Cyberattacks don’t discriminate. From small business start ups to established commercial giants, no one is safe from a potential attack. This has put an even bigger spotlight on the cybersecurity needs and practices of organizations, which, [...]

5 Reasons You Should Consider a Career in Cybersecurity

By | October 11th, 2018|Ask The Experts|

The second week of NCSAM is themed around promoting careers in the cybersecurity industry and spreading awareness that, year after year, thousands of positions remain vacant. From CISOs to IT professionals, the world needs motivated individuals capable of leading the charge in the battle against cybercrime. Whether you’re a student [...]

Here I Am: My Unexpected InfoSec Career Path

By | May 30th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Winn Schwartau|

I never expected to work in this industry. Yet here I am. A woman working in infosec. I did not go to school for IT and I had no interest in pursuing a security related career. Yet here I am. Somehow, completely by accident, I have spent the [...]

Security experts: Test your knowledge

By | November 20th, 2019|Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Security Awareness 101|

You’re pretty clued up when it comes to cybersecurity, right? You’ve got your anti-virus system in place, great passwords, and you’d never download a dodgy file or visit a strange website. You’ve even aced your security awareness training and regularly conduct random phishing tests to see how well you can [...]

Security Awareness: Get Management to Buy In

By | October 15th, 2019|Ask The Experts, Launching SA Programs, Managing SA Programs, Planning SA Programs, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks, Winn Schwartau|

It's a question that many cybersecurity program managers have: How can I get management to buy into our security awareness plan? Oftentimes, organizations are slow to invest in prevention, and it can be taxing for a manager to convince them of the value of a strong SAP. The Security Awareness [...]

Winn Schwartau selected to ISSA Hall of Fame

By | September 6th, 2019|Miscellaneous, Winn Schwartau|

We have a Hall of Famer in our midst. Winn Schwartau, the man who founded The Security Awareness Company nearly three decades ago, is set to be recognized for his countless career achievements on Oct. 1 in Dallas. The Information Security Systems Association (ISSA) is one of the security awareness [...]

Women in STEM: Important statistics you need to know

By | March 29th, 2019|Miscellaneous|

It's a fairly well-known fact that women are underrepresented in the worlds of science, technology, engineering, and math. Some progress has definitely been made, so let's see where the statistics stand today. Health-related sciences Women make up three out of four employees in the field of healthcare sciences [...]

#NCSAM Locker Room

By | September 25th, 2018|Free Stuff, Security & Pop Culture, Tips and Tricks|

What’s NCSAM? It's National Cyber Security Awareness Month! Throughout October NCSAM Champions around the world work together to spread cybersecurity awareness. Cybersecurity affects everyone and in order to be safe, we all must be aware! So pass on what you learn from us to your friends, family, and coworkers. Raising [...]

InfoWarCon Interview: Travis Hartman

By | September 6th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Guest Post|

We’re bringing you a short series of blogs about the upcoming InforWarCon, an invitational cyber training congress, that brings together an elite group of "political, military, academic, DIYer, and commercial cyber-leaders and thinkers from around the world.” InfowarCon (IWC) prides itself on being one of the only conferences where “a [...]

How To Maintain Security When Employees Work Remotely

By | July 17th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Security Awareness 101, Security Awareness Programs|

Remote working is great – but it presents security challenges that have to be addressed.   The modern workplace is markedly different from the 9-5 equivalent of even 15 years ago. Mature businesses offer a variety of schemes to entice information workers into challenging jobs and provide hours that [...]

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