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.
Jul 29, 2016

Special Company Announcement: Introducing Our Newest Employee

By | July 29th, 2016|Miscellaneous|

The Security Awareness Company is pleased-as-punch to announce that Bob Todrank has joined our team as the company’s Director of Operations! Bob brings almost four decades of production and management experience to SAC in order to help with our explosive growth. As the founder of Valley Audio in the 1970s, [...]

Jun 29, 2016

What Grandma Needs To Know About Ransomware

By | June 29th, 2016|Ask The Experts|

"Where is that wonderful smell coming from?" you inaudibly mumble to yourself. “It’s a familiar smell.” Keeping your eyes half closed, you slightly tilt your head back to breath in yet another wonderful waft of, “Blueberry..no..blackberry cobbler.” Ah, it’s grandma’s wonderful culinary expertise at work. Nearly everyone's grandmother is like [...]

May 19, 2016

PhishLine Reports Phishing and Security Awareness Is More Critical Than Ever

By | May 19th, 2016|Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Security Awareness 101|

Written by: Dennis Dillman - Chief Operating Officer of PhishLine According to a recent FBI report, U.S. based businesses lost $2.3 Billion in the past 27 months from one type of phishing attack alone. The attack type in question is called a “Business Email Compromise” or “BEC” attack. In this [...]

Apr 29, 2016

Freebie Friday: Pop Culture-Inspired Video, Poster, Newsletters & Lots of Security Cat™!

By | April 29th, 2016|Free Stuff, Security Cat|

Today is the best day of the week: FREEBIE FRIDAY! We are partnering with Intel & the National Cybersecurity Alliance to promote World Password Day (May 5th), so in honor of that, we've added a new video and poster on good password habits! We've also updated our newsletters section with [...]

Jan 28, 2016

Privacy Pup’s Data Privacy Instruction Manual

By | January 28th, 2016|Free Stuff, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Greetings from Privacy Pup! January 28th is Data Privacy Day, and Privacy Pup wants to celebrate by sharing some of his best data privacy tips with you! Do you know how to handle data at work? Do you know how much data about you is out in the public domain? [...]

Jan 13, 2016

The Many Lives Triad

By | January 13th, 2016|Security Awareness 101|

We all lead busy lives. Conference calls. Soccer practice. Grocery shopping. We’re all trying to do way more than we should be able to do in 24-hour period, cramming in so much work and family, friends and personal projects, that all of the separate parts of our lives start to [...]

Dec 07, 2015

What is PII?

By | December 7th, 2015|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101|

What is PII? No, not pi, 3.14159, and not pie as in apple pie (yum), but PII, PEA-EYE-EYE. PII stands for Personally Identifiable Information. PII is any information or combination of information that can be used to identify an individual. You might be thinking, ‘Oh like, fingerprints or DNA?’ Well, [...]

Dec 02, 2015

Looking for Security in Alderaan Places

By | December 2nd, 2015|Security & Pop Culture, Security Awareness Fails|

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… The Galactic Empire had some serious security flaws. The Rebel Alliance went to great lengths to exploit those flaws. Don’t be the Empire; learn from the Empire’s mistakes. (Not because they are bad, but because they had poor security.) Episode [...]

Nov 16, 2015

5 Ways to Shop Safe in Cyberspace this Holiday Season

By | November 16th, 2015|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Ahh, the holidays. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Time for presents! And cheer! And...scams? Yep, it’s that time of year again. People are at their most generous and giving during the holiday season, and unfortunately, they are also at their most vulnerable and gullible. Scammers can use [...]

Nov 13, 2015

Freebie Friday: Newsletters, Internet Safety PSA Video & Poster

By | November 13th, 2015|Free Stuff|

Today is the best day of the week: FREEBIE FRIDAY! This week, we've updated our freebie database with two new newsletters (October has one of our favorite covers ever!), one Internet Safety PSA video, and a great poster. The direct links to these new additions can be found below. If [...]

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