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Jun01, 2017

How can YOU Help Build our 2017 & 2018 Development Roadmaps?

By |Launching SA Programs, Managing SA Programs, Miscellaneous, Planning SA Programs, Security Awareness Programs|

We always strive to deliver the best Security Awareness Training to our clients, and we need your opinions to help us create our 2017 and 2018 development roadmaps! What separates The Security Awareness Company from other security awareness content providers is our dynamic, and often humorous, content. (Not to mention the extraordinary amount of content we give away for free!) We build our inventory off of many different types of learning cultures and want to accommodate [...]

Nov21, 2017

How to Create a Secure Website for Your Business

By |Ask The Experts, Guest Post|

The internet is constantly evolving with dozens of sites going either live or offline every second. There are currently over 1 billion active websites which means that the fight for your site to grab people’s attention is fierce. With so many active websites, you could be forgiven for thinking that a website would be pointless for your business. However, these days, even if you are just a small, brick and mortar business, a website is [...]

Nov16, 2017

Tis the Season…

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

Most of us associate the end of the year as a time of thanks and giving. But it’s also a time of taking! Scammers and fraudsters love getting into the holiday spirit. The biggest difference for them, of course, is they don’t care if you’ve been naughty or nice. So, as you celebrate the season, when you’re out there buying gifts, or volunteering, or whatever you do to enjoy or survive the holidays, stay alert [...]

Nov14, 2017

How Should You Dispose of Your Electronics?

By |Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Sometimes, our trusted electronics break. And we have to get rid of them. How far do you go to make sure your data-storing device is disposed of? Will anyone still be able to pull your private information from it even if you just dump it in the garbage? Even if all you get is a blank screen or it’s been waterlogged, cybercriminals may still be able to access your data. So let’s look [...]

Nov07, 2017

5 WordPress Security Myths Smart Site Owners Know Aren’t True

By |Ask The Experts, Guest Post|

I talk to many inexperienced WordPress site owners about site security. People understand there’s a risk their site will be hacked, and they want to do whatever they can to make it secure, but they often don’t understand the scope of the risk and what’s required of them if their site is to stay safe. Keeping a WordPress site secure isn’t difficult, but without an understanding of the basics, it’s easy to make mistakes. I’d [...]

Nov06, 2017

President Trump’s Twitter Account and Lessons in Privileged Access

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

The concept of privileged access to data and resources became a national headline when President Trump’s Twitter account was deactivated by a departing Twitter employee. The unauthorized account closure was first noticed when followers saw his Twitter page declare, “Sorry, that page doesn't exist!”. What happened to Trump’s Twitter account? — Brandon Wall (@Walldo) November 2, 2017 This single act brings up a slew of thoughts and questions, especially for security aware organizations, about how [...]

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