Apr 19, 2017

5 Common Cloud Computing Threats and Solutions

By | April 19th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Guest Post|

In today’s technology-based world, chances are you’ve heard of the “cloud” or “cloud storage.” In fact, nearly 90-percent of all U.S. broadband users acknowledge that cloud computing exists, yet just 29-percent knowingly utilize the technology. However, with cloud technology becoming more applicable and relevant with each passing day, these statistics [...]

Apr 13, 2017

Awareness Training: 5 Reasons Email Campaigns are Still Relevant

By | April 13th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Managing SA Programs, Security Awareness Programs|

Electronic mail has come a long way over the last four decades. Believe it or not, there was a time when its sole purpose was to transmit messages from one inbox to another. Nowadays, email is a fully interactive form of media that plays host to marketers, newsletters, [...]

Apr 06, 2017

The Oldest Scam on the Internet and How to Avoid It

By | April 6th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101|

“If you send me a little bit of money now, I’ll send you a lot of money later.” None of us would ever fall for such an old trick, right? The advanced-fee scam, known otherwise as the Nigerian Prince scam, has been around forever. Its resilience has survived changeover in [...]

Mar 30, 2017

Words of Advice & Encouragement for the Little Geek Girl in Your Life

By | March 30th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Kids and Security, Security & Pop Culture|

When we asked professional ladies of tech to tell us about what it's been like working in the industry last month, it was clear that sexism was being faced by the majority of these women. Coupling that insight with an overwhelming wealth of research, I was able to [...]

Mar 29, 2017

10 Internet Security Tools for Online Privacy Protection

By | March 29th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Security Awareness 101|

On March 24, 2017, the US Senate passed the broadband privacy law, authorizing broadband providers to sell users’ browsing data without their consent. Yesterday, the US House of Representatives voted similarly to overturn FCC's internet protections for consumers. How can we protect our privacy in the face of this? There [...]

Mar 23, 2017

5 Ways to Prevent Identity Theft

By | March 23rd, 2017|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101|

Identity theft hit an all-time high last year. According to a report conducted by Javelin Strategy and Research, more than 15 million people in the U.S. alone had their identities stolen, resulting in over $16 billion in losses. The specifics of how these thefts occurred isn’t clear. They [...]

Mar 16, 2017

Security Awareness at Home; Developing an Online Safety Policy for Your Family

By | March 16th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Kids and Security, Launching SA Programs|

It’s easy to forget about data breaches and compliance regulations at home. At work, we have policies and procedures to follow, particularly when there is sensitive data involved like medical records or financial information. But none of that matters in our personal lives. Or does it? Our identities [...]

Mar 14, 2017

What Cyber Security Questions to Ask

By | March 14th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

You may not of heard, but it is National Ask a Question Day! This day is marked to encourage anyone who has a question to do so. If you’re curious, concerned, unclear or seeking more information, now’s the perfect time to speak up! (Quick fact: March 14th is [...]

Mar 10, 2017

Does Sexism Still Exist in the Tech World?

By | March 10th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Security & Pop Culture|

In 2017, is it really necessary to keep talking about sexism in the tech world? After all, Carnegie Mellon University recently boosted the percentage of women enrolled in their computer science program to 40%. The pay wage gap has narrowed. Organizations like Girls Who Code are creating bootcamps [...]

Mar 09, 2017

Are WiFi Enabled Devices Posing a Risk to Your Company’s Security?

By | March 9th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Guest Post|

There will always be a need to have physical security measures in place, no matter how many new technological advancements crop up over the years. However, over the past few years, security concerns have revolved more around cyber security, as compared to the physical. The simple reason behind this is [...]

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