Apr 25, 2017

4 New Freebies for Security Cat™ Day

By | April 25th, 2017|Free Stuff, Security Awareness 101, Security Awareness Programs, Security Cat|

Today is a very special day... It's Security Cat™ Day!   This day is in honor of our very own Chief Security Cat, Cheeto Shwartau (pictured above), who turns 11 today. He is an integral member of our team here at The Security Awareness Company. Without him, who would lay [...]

Apr 21, 2017

Keep your Digital Life Safe this Spring

By | April 21st, 2017|Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

We love, love, love participating in ChatSTCs! These Twitter chats, hosted by STOP.THINK.CONNECT, allow us to share our best cyber security tips and we get to connect with fellow infosec organizations. (Plus seeing the hilarious gifs everyone uses really makes your day!) Yesterday's chat was called Refresh Your Online Life [...]

Apr 11, 2017

5 Spring Cleaning Tips for a Safer Computer

By | April 11th, 2017|Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Spring Cleaning is not just about dusting off your screen and spraying canned air through your keyboard, it’s also about tidying up your computer’s insides. It’s time to check for updates, eliminate useless software and files, and get your computer’s systems organized. Though you should sanitize your computer and other [...]

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 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 28, 2017

Don’t Be a Fool: Backup Your Data!

By | March 28th, 2017|Free Stuff, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

March 31st is World Backup Day, but it isn't just another arbitrary holiday... World Backup Day is strategically celebrated the day before April 1st – aka April Fool’s Day. With phishing emails full of scams and viruses constantly going around, it’s a good idea to be extra vigilant [...]

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 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 07, 2017

Women Shaping the Tech Industry

By | March 7th, 2017|Miscellaneous, Security Awareness 101|

Over the past few weeks we have been gathering interviews from women all over the world, in different areas in tech, and with many different skill sets. We asked them questions about their careers thus far, how they arrived to their current position, and what they love about [...]

Feb 23, 2017

5 Reasons Human Firewalls Are The Best Defense Against Cyber-Attacks

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

There is no such thing as perfect security. We know this to be painfully true as new data breaches make the news every other day. Maybe, in the future, technological advances will pave the way to penetration-proof firewalls that block every threat, but we seriously doubt that day will come [...]

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