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Feb11, 2019

Why Personal Security Is Important to Awareness Programs

By |Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Security Awareness Programs|

No organization wants to end up in the headlines as the next corporate victim of a major data breach. For that reason, security awareness programs have become a staple component of every business, in nearly every industry, regardless of size or global reach. But there’s a huge difference between programs that set out to simply check the compliance box and those that actively work towards creating strong human firewalls. The latter group proves that they [...]

Feb05, 2019

Security Awareness: Top 10 Tips

By |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 do without even realizing it? Which ones can you improve upon? 10. Always Be Alert Don't let busy work days and deadlines pull your focus [...]

Jan24, 2019

Data Privacy Day and You

By |Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized|

January 28 is the annual celebration of Data Privacy Day, the goal of which is to raise awareness and highlight the importance of protecting data. This year’s theme is “Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data, and Enabling Trust.” To learn more about what the day means and how to get involved, check out Stay Safe Online. You can also follow the hashtag #PrivacyAware to join the conversation on social media. So, what can you do to celebrate? [...]

Jan17, 2019

Account Compromised? What to do After a Data Breach

By |Ask The Experts, Tips and Tricks|

Data breaches happen. Some are worse than others, but any time your sensitive information ends up in the wrong hands, it’s important to take swift action and mitigate damages. What follows is a quick cheat sheet to help you navigate situations involving compromised data. With any luck, you’ll never have to use it! Update Your Passwords Hopefully, you create unique passwords for every account, so that in the event of a security breach involving [...]

Jan10, 2019

Welcome to the Security Awareness Company

By |Ask The Experts, Security Awareness Programs|

The modern-day cybersecurity landscape didn’t become what it is overnight. Decades of technological advances and cultural evolution play into our current situation. And The Security Awareness Company has been there all along, creating proactive awareness content designed with end users in mind. When our organization was founded by Winn Schwartau back in 1991, the landscape looked quite a bit different. Ransomware wasn’t a word. The IoT (Internet of Things) didn’t exist. And the concerns of [...]

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