Jul 27, 2017

The Human Firewall’s Guide To Data Classification

By | July 27th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101|

Data classification is essential to knowing how to handle sensitive information and which data requires extra effort to protect. It is based on level of sensitivity and the impact it would have if that data were to be accessed, modified, transmitted, stored or deleted without authorization. In general, data can [...]

Jul 18, 2017

Does Your Site Really Need HTTPS?

By | July 18th, 2017|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 [...]

Jul 13, 2017

5 Reasons Your Security Awareness Program Needs Continuous Learning

By | July 13th, 2017|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 [...]

Jun 29, 2017

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

By | June 29th, 2017|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 [...]

Jun 22, 2017

You Are An Insider Threat: Here’s What You Can Do About It

By | June 22nd, 2017|Ask The Experts|

Have you ever considered yourself to be an insider threat? It’s an uncomfortable thought, but if you have access to sensitive data of any kind, or if your badge gets you into controlled areas of your organization, guess what? You’re an insider threat. That’s not to say you’re a hostile [...]

Jun 15, 2017

Identity Theft: 5 Steps To Take Immediately If Yours is Stolen

By | June 15th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Tips and Tricks|

So, your identity was stolen. Now what? First, take a deep breath. Try not to panic. It’s a frustrating and scary situation but you are not alone. It happens to millions of people each year. According a study by Javelin Strategy and Research, 6.15 percent of consumers fell victim to [...]

Jun 09, 2017

Yes, You Need Security Awareness Training

By | June 9th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Security Awareness Programs|

One of the job perks of working in the cybersecurity industry is getting to the know the community. From social media to conferences, I’ve been fortunate enough to meet and talk with several security awareness program managers, software developers, professionals of many hats, IT admins, and even some government officials. [...]

Jun 07, 2017

PCI FAQs and Myths

By | June 7th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Tips and Tricks|

It didn’t take long for debit and credit cards to take over as the main payment method for consumers—a trend that spiked as e-commerce grew and online purchases became the norm. This change in culture came brought a need for new regulations; a way to ensure that consumer data is [...]

Jun 06, 2017

Cyber Security Risks On Social Media: 5 Ways Users Are Vulnerable

By | June 6th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Guest Post|

Cyber security, the process of protecting systems, network and data in cyberspace, is becoming increasingly important. This is particularly the case nowadays with the rapid developments in technology. As technology advances, social media platforms have gained their popularity, with the majority of the population using them these days. These social [...]

Jun 05, 2017

5 Must-have Tools to Stay Anonymous Online

By | June 5th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Guest Post|

Everyone is entitled to their privacy online, but it has become more of a fantasy now that the internet is filled with cyber-threats. As if that is not enough, the implementation of the latest anti-privacy law has come to show how internet users will need to take things into their own [...]

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