Security Awareness Blog: Cyber Security Awareness News, Online Safety Advice & Security Cat
Jan04, 2018

5 Reasons Why DRaaS is the Best Defense Against Ransomware

By |Ask The Experts, Guest Post|

Ransomware can compromise your entire website, database, and business within minutes. Everything you’ve worked so long and hard to build is taken from you. And the only way to recover your data and remove the quickly-spreading virus is to pay a ransom. Usually, it’s a ransom that you can’t afford to pay. Sounds horrible, right? Unfortunately, that scenario isn’t just a bad dream. It’s a reality for businesses that fall victim to heinous ransomware attacks. [...]

Dec28, 2017

Your Security Awareness Program is Just Another Dynamic Business Process

By |Ask The Experts, Managing SA Programs, Security Awareness Programs, Winn Schwartau|

No matter what business you are in, for it to be successful, you must develop, and evolve over time, improved processes. Whether it’s making a pizza parlor 15% more efficient, or streamlining warehouse inventory management by optimizing deliveries and shipments, it’s all about process. Every business relationship has a beginning; the first steps with a new customer, a new supplier or introducing a new producer or service. A productive business mantra is often “get ‘em [...]

Dec20, 2017

Confidence in Cybersecurity: A Survey About Businesses’ Perspective

By |Guest Post, Security Awareness Programs|

How do you respond to news about the latest breach, leak, or hack? With a steady drip (and occasional surge) of negative press over cyber attacks, it should come as no shock to discover that consumer confidence is low when data breaches seem inevitable. The question of how we respond to cybersecurity incidents, both practically and emotionally, is shaped by our experiences. As a consumer, it is difficult to have confidence when institutions like credit [...]

Dec19, 2017

Preparing for Cybersecurity in 2018

By |Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101|

Every year the internet becomes more ingrained in our everyday lives. From our vehicles and homes to our toys, we are surrounded by technology. And with this technology comes cybercrime. 2017 saw an uptick in ransomware and malware, and 2018 is expected to continue this trend. But with awareness, you can fight cybercrime and take steps to keep your data safe while still adopting new, exciting technologies. To make 2018 a great, secure year, follow [...]

Dec12, 2017

Do You Trust Your Computer Repair Shop?

By |Miscellaneous, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

We’ve all heard horror stories of people's’ credit card information being stolen, or of their sensitive photos being shared with the public. The last thing we want is to have a scary cybersecurity tale of our own. So it’s hard to imagine just handing over our devices to strangers and giving them full access. However, if your computer or tablet breaks you may find yourself happily taking it in to be repaired by someone you [...]

Load More Posts