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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 [...]

Jan03, 2019

The Security Awareness Program Playbook

By |Ask The Experts, Free Stuff, Security Awareness Programs|

Your job is to create, launch, and manage your organization’s security awareness program. Where do you even start? It’s a daunting challenge that leaves many people with more questions than answers. That’s why we’ve put together this introductory guide to creating and managing a successful SAP! The following pages are full of information that will aid you in the initial planning stages. At the end, there is a worksheet that will help you begin laying [...]

Dec18, 2018

The Best of SAC 2018

By |Free Stuff, Security Awareness Programs|

Here at the Security Awareness Company, we’re blessed to have a creative team that is passionate about everything they do. The content they create is beyond impressive from a standpoint of both quantity and quality. That’s why one of the hardest projects we take on each year is choosing our favorites. Our annual Best of SAC features newsletters, posters, infographics, and more, all created over the course of 2018, and all handpicked by our staff! [...]

Dec11, 2018

2019 SAP Planning Calendar

By |Ask The Experts, Free Stuff, Planning SA Programs, Security Awareness Programs|

From determining the needs of employees to delivering the proper content, while also dealing with budget constraints and deadlines, those put in charge of managing an organization’s security awareness program (SAP) have their hands full. Unfortunately, that’s how planning—the most important stage of any successful SAP—often gets overlooked. Setting goals and developing a strategy to meet those goals should be priority No. 1. Without a plan in place, how can any organization truly stay ahead [...]

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