Oct 05, 2017

What Should I Do if I’m a Victim of a Data Breach?

By | October 5th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Security Cat|

Dear Security Cat, I consider myself a security-savvy person who does everything possible to keep my information safe. But I fear a recent data breach may have undermined my efforts and compromised my sensitive data. What should I do if I’m a victim? -concerned Human Firewall in San Diego, CA [...]

Oct 01, 2017

NCSAM Simple Steps to Online Safety Infographic

By | October 1st, 2017|Free Stuff, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Let's kick National Cyber Security Month off right with some Simple Steps to Online Safety. If you're new to information security this infographic is full of #CyberAware tips and tricks. Keep track of all our NCSAM infographics, freebies, #ChatSTCs and more at our Launch Pad throughout October! Download here!

Aug 29, 2017

Back-to-School Security for High School & College Students

By | August 29th, 2017|Kids and Security, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Laptops are just about as ubiquitous on college campuses as flip-flops and kegs. Everyone has at least one. High school student lug along their Macs and PCs with the same social-media obsession as they have with their mobile devices. But… what about security? Do these ‘kids’ have a clue? It’s [...]

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 25, 2017

Avoiding Pitfalls of Online Shopping

By | July 25th, 2017|Security & Pop Culture, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Millions of us purchase something over the internet every day. Rather it's bulk toilet paper from Amazon, a new dress from Etsy, or dinner off of Postmates, no body can deny the tempting convenience of online shopping. But like with anything that involves the internet and your credit [...]

Jun 27, 2017

The Exclusive WordPress Security Guide

By | June 27th, 2017|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. [...]

Jun 22, 2017

5 Simple Tips to Protect Your Kids Online

By | June 22nd, 2017|Guest Post, Kids and Security, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

The internet is an amazing place where kids can learn, play, innovate and connect with others. All in all, the internet opens up a whole new world of exciting possibilities. However, with the digital world evolving at an increasing pace, how can you make sure your child is safe from [...]

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. [...]

May 17, 2017

The 5 Best Chrome Extensions for Online Security in 2017

By | May 17th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

The internet is the new Holy Grail, and one can never be too safe on the web. Sure, you might have learned not to open suspicious links from scam emails or other platforms, but sometimes you’ll find yourself at a wicked corner of the web. Once on the dark side, [...]

May 16, 2017

Social Media How-To: Practice Privacy on Facebook

By | May 16th, 2017|Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

As of May 8th, 2017 there are 1.94 billion active Facebook users. That’s a lot of people with a lot of information to try and keep secure! While there are many ways to keep your information private built into your security and privacy settings, you also need to [...]

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