Posts tagged NCSAM

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month: The Value of Vigilance

Today is the last day of October 2013, and so sadly, this is our last NCSAM primer blog. We're hitting on a number of potential threats in this one to help drive the core point home – users need to be vigilant, not just with regards to their physical security, but also the security of their information and the systems used to access and store it. For those that are new to this series, a quick recap – every week this month we have created a short primer piece that could be copied and pasted into

4 min NCSAM

National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Avoiding Cloud Crisis

As you'll know if you've been following our National Cyber Security Awareness Month blog series, we're focusing on user awareness.  We belief that these days every user in your environment represents a point on your perimeter; any may be targeted by attackers and any could create a security issue in a variety of ways, from losing their phone to clicking on a malicious link. Each week through October we've provided a simple email primer on a topic affecting users' security. We hope these emails

4 min Authentication

National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Basic Password Hygiene

Throughout October, we're creating basic emails you send to the users in your company to help educate them on information security issues that could affect them in the workplace. Each email provides some information on the issue itself, and some easy steps on how to protect themselves. Check out the first two posts, providing primers on phishing [/2013/10/02/national-cyber-security-awareness-month-foiling-phishing] and mobile security [/2013/10/07/national-cyber-security-awareness-month-keeping

4 min Android

National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Keeping Mobile Devices Safe

To mark National Cyber Security Awareness Month, we're trying to help you educate your users on security risks and how to protect themselves, and by extension your organization. Every week in October we'll provide a short primer email on a different topic relating to user risk. The idea is that you can copy and paste it into an email and send it around your organization to promote better security awareness among your users.  The first post was on phishing [/2013/10/02/national-cyber-security-awa

4 min NCSAM

National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Foiling Phishing

For the past 10 years, the DHS has deemed October to be National Cyber Security Awareness Month [http://www.dhs.gov/national-cyber-security-awareness-month], and since we have a hunch that people who already work in security are aware that it's is a big issue, we thought we'd help you focus on the awareness of your users instead. In fact, we'd like to change the name to National User Awareness Month, which also neatly sidesteps that whole “cyber” thing. Why address users though? Well increasin