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Jun13, 2017

The Summer of Security

By |Free Stuff, Tips and Tricks|

Are you having a busy summer, filled with fun summery activities? We are! But don't let a full schedule lead to lax security. Instead, join us for The Summer of Security during these long days and warm nights! We'll give you all the tips and tricks you need to know while you travel, take photos, share on social media, and browse the web this summer. Keep an eye out for our cyber security tips, infographics, and [...]

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 [...]

Jul18, 2017

Does Your Site Really Need HTTPS?

By |Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Tips and Tricks|

HTTPS adoption has more than tripled over the last year. The message about the value of SSL-encrypted connections is being heard loud and clear. However, that increase was from the startling low figure of 2.9 percent adoption. We’ve a way to go yet. At the time of writing, HTTPS adoption stands at 9.6 percent. If the trend continues, which is by no means certain, well over half of sites will support HTTPS in a couple [...]

Jul13, 2017

5 Reasons Your Security Awareness Program Needs Continuous Learning

By |Ask The Experts, Security Awareness Programs|

Someone once said, “Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching.” That’s the perfect attitude to apply towards security awareness programs. The keyword is learning. Not to be confused with training, learning is the process of absorbing information to improve skills and the ability to apply knowledge in a real-life situation. Training is undoubtedly an important part of that, but if you want your SAP to be successful, it’s the learning part of the equation [...]

Jul11, 2017

Where’s Winn? Hack in Paris 2017

By |Security Awareness Programs, Winn Schwartau|

Last month our founder, Winn Schwartau, flew to Paris to speak at Hack in Paris and attend Nuit du Hack. As you can see, he had a great time spreading the word of security professionals: UnderNews_fr: RT hackinparis: At #hip17, winnschwartau has a message for you.. pic.twitter.com/4kcILcydrH— Bioshock (@bioshock_hk) June 21, 2017 He started his trip by moderating a topical, but "unpopular" debate on Hackers, the Media, Truth, Trust and Alternative Facts. Watch below and [...]

Jun29, 2017

5 Reasons Not to Post Your Vacation Photos While On Vacation (spoiler: security is not one of them)

By |Ask The Experts, Tips and Tricks|

It’s almost July. You know what that means! Beautiful summer weather, of course. It also means our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram feeds are about to be overwhelmed with beach selfies and sunset photos. We’re all guilty of it. And there’s nothing wrong with sharing a few shots of you and your family frolicking in a tropical paradise or posing with historical landmarks on your summer vacation. But how many of us take a moment to [...]

Jun27, 2017

The Exclusive WordPress Security Guide

By |Guest Post, Security Awareness 101|

WordPress is a walking target in the digital world. Every day and perhaps even every second, WordPress sites are being probed by hackers, bots, brute force attacks, and other malicious and intrusive third-parties. What should be a comfortable experience for web developers all around is actually a disaster waiting to happen. As a matter of fact, every week Google blacklists over 20,000 websites for malware and 50,000 for phishing. It was reported by WP White Security [...]

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