Apr 30, 2019

PII: The Journey to Understanding Personally Identifiable Information

By | April 30th, 2019|Security Awareness 101|

PII, or personally identifiable information, is sensitive data that could be used to identify, contact, or locate an individual. Examples of PII Personally identifiable information includes, but is not limited to: Home addresses Personal phone numbers National ID numbers Personal email addresses Credit card numbers Examples of Non-PII [...]

Apr 01, 2019

Incident Response: Time Is Not On Your Side

By | April 1st, 2019|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101|

For almost three decades, the security industry has harped on incident response as the single most important security process for every organization: “See something? Hear something? Say something!” Or, “Report all potential security incidents immediately,” experts warn. But why the urgency? Why is "immediately" so necessary? Why can’t you wait [...]

Mar 14, 2019

5 Traits of Security Aware Parents

By | March 14th, 2019|Ask The Experts, Kids and Security, Security Awareness 101|

There are many traits parents wish to pass along to their kids, such as honesty and kindness. But what about security awareness? Our young, digital citizens live in a connected world that hosts everything from gaming to school work. More than ever, they need guidance to help them avoid the [...]

Mar 01, 2019

Bad Habits of Senior Managers That Put Security of Organizations at Risk

By | March 1st, 2019|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Security Awareness Programs|

With great job titles come great responsibilities. C-level employees, senior management, and upper-level members of all organizations work challenging shifts. Sometimes, those challenges lead to habits that could undermine the security of an organization. If you’re in a position of power, it’s your job to reduce risky behavior, such as [...]

Feb 11, 2019

Why Personal Security Is Important to Awareness Programs

By | February 11th, 2019|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Security Awareness Programs|

No organization wants to end up in the headlines as the next corporate victim of a major data breach. For that reason, security awareness programs have become a staple component of every business, in nearly every industry, regardless of size or global reach. But there’s a huge difference between programs [...]

Feb 05, 2019

Security Awareness: Top 10 Tips

By | February 5th, 2019|Free Stuff, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Security awareness is an ongoing process and should be so incorporated into your everyday life, that you can do it without really thinking about it. Consider the following list of our Top 10 Security Awareness Tips: How many are already part of your day-to-day functions? Are there any that you [...]

Jan 24, 2019

Data Privacy Day and You

By | January 24th, 2019|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized|

January 28 is the annual celebration of Data Privacy Day, the goal of which is to raise awareness and highlight the importance of protecting data. This year’s theme is “Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data, and Enabling Trust.” To learn more about what the day means and how to get involved, check [...]

Sep 27, 2018

How to Protect Your Family from Mail Fraud

By | September 27th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Most of us know to ignore those email scams that offer life-changing sums of money for a little investment up front. But what about the scams that get delivered right to your front step? From phony job offers to fake sweepstakes, mail fraud plays all the same notes as phishing [...]

Aug 09, 2018

Why Clickbait is Dangerous and What You Can Do About It

By | August 9th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Security & Pop Culture, Security Awareness 101|

This Couple Stopped Drinking Tap Water for a Year: The Results Will Shock You! A distant relative to spam, clickbait has long plagued social media sites and search engines. The ever-important “click” generates more value than the actual content hidden behind the headline. Most of this is the direct [...]

Jul 17, 2018

How To Maintain Security When Employees Work Remotely

By | July 17th, 2018|Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Security Awareness 101, Security Awareness Programs|

Remote working is great – but it presents security challenges that have to be addressed.   The modern workplace is markedly different from the 9-5 equivalent of even 15 years ago. Mature businesses offer a variety of schemes to entice information workers into challenging jobs and provide hours that [...]

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