About The Security Awareness Company

With over 25 years of industry experience, we serve both small & large organizations to create successful security awareness and compliance programs on an international scale. Our team is a strong, creative powerhouse with a passionate vision and we consistently produce on-trend end-user training materials of the highest caliber.
Sep 13, 2019

How to stay safe on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more

By | September 13th, 2019|Ask The Experts, Kids and Security, Miscellaneous, Security Awareness 101, Security Awareness Fails, Tips and Tricks|

In case you haven’t offered up enough of your personal information to Facebook, the social media giant recently announced a new tool for data mining: Facebook Dating.  It’s the latest from a company that is admittedly useful as a means of communication, but disappointingly useless as a protector against privacy [...]

Sep 06, 2019

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 [...]

Aug 28, 2019

Internet Safety for Kids, Teens, and College Students

By | August 28th, 2019|Ask The Experts, Free Stuff, Kids and Security, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Last week, we received an email from Dean Chester of CoolTechZone.com. He’d come across our 2018 guide to Internet Safety Month resources, and thought SAC might be interested in his new Full Guide to Internet Safety for Teens, Kids, and Students. That got us nostalgic about our content for kids, [...]

Aug 22, 2019

Gambling on football? There are major security risks involved

By | August 22nd, 2019|Miscellaneous, Security & Pop Culture, Security Awareness 101, Security Awareness Fails, Tips and Tricks|

The college football season kicks off this week, which means tens of millions of fans can breathe easy after a long dry spell. Inevitably, a sizable portion of them will wager money on the outcomes of specific games, as well as their favorite teams’ and players’ fates. Sports Business Journal [...]

Aug 15, 2019

Flight Info: Keep It Private, Or Risk Your Safety

By | August 15th, 2019|Security Awareness 101, Security Awareness Fails, Tips and Tricks|

If you're an avid Twitter user, you see the same interaction play out again and again. A disgruntled traveler is fed up with their airline service — maybe there's a flight delay; maybe there's an out-of-line employee — and they take their beef public. "Hey, @SouthwestAir," the user might write, [...]

Aug 06, 2019

Romance Scam: Beware of Your Internet Soulmate

By | August 6th, 2019|Security Awareness 101, Security Awareness Fails|

So, you went looking for love online, and now you've found "the one." Congratulations! We assume you've done your due diligence. Confirmed this person's identity. Looked at your relationship through a critical lens, at least for the sake of avoiding a romance scam. Wait... you've never heard of a romance [...]

Apr 30, 2019

PII: The Journey to Understanding Personally Identifiable Information

By | April 30th, 2019|Security Awareness 101|

PII, or personally identifiable information, is sensitive data that could be used to identify, contact, or locate an individual. Examples of PII Personally identifiable information includes, but is not limited to: Home addresses Personal phone numbers National ID numbers Personal email addresses Credit card numbers Examples of Non-PII [...]

Mar 29, 2019

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 [...]

Feb 05, 2019

Security Awareness: Top 10 Tips

By | February 5th, 2019|Free Stuff, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Security awareness is an ongoing process and should be so incorporated into your everyday life, that you can do it without really thinking about it. Consider the following list of our Top 10 Security Awareness Tips: How many are already part of your day-to-day functions? Are there any that you [...]

Sep 12, 2017

NCSAM Launch Pad

By | September 12th, 2017|Free Stuff, Security & Pop Culture, Tips and Tricks|

Welcome to your NCSAM hub! Right here you can keep track of all our National Cyber Security Awareness Month updates, freebies, contests and more.   What’s NCSAM? The month of October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month! Cyber security affects everyone and in order to be safe we all must [...]

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