Items Tagged with "Security Awareness"
January 26, 2012 Added by:Kelly Colgan
No matter how small your operation, or even if you only occasionally work from home, clients trust you to protect their data — and laws in 46 states requires that you do so. Businesses must notify clients whose information is compromised, and notification can be costly...
January 25, 2012 Added by:Headlines
Data Privacy Day is an international initiative that commemorates the signing of Convention 108, the first international treaty dealing with privacy, security and data protection, which recognizes the right to protection of personal information as a fundamental freedom...
January 24, 2012 Added by:Allan Pratt, MBA
Where do I draw the line about providing personally identifiable information? And what happens to the information I provide? Will the retailer ever sell the information – and what happens if the company’s database is hacked? All we need to do is remember Zappos...
January 19, 2012 Added by:Robert Siciliano
The human link: There is an ever-widening disparity between the sophistication of networks and the people who use them. When direct attacks on an organization’s defenses fail, cybercriminals often use social engineering toolkits to exploit unsuspecting employees...
January 16, 2012 Added by:Headlines
Speakers will address the challenges businesses are facing as it applies to their practices, data security and privacy practices. Data Privacy Day is an international initiative to promote awareness that will enable individuals and business to protect their data...
January 13, 2012 Added by:Danny Lieberman
Despite claims that protecting data assets is strategic to an enterprise, and IT governance talk about business alignment and adding value – my experience is that most organizations will not do anything until they’ve had a fraud or data security event...
December 30, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano
One of my holiday traditions is to expose the year’s phishing scams. The following examples come straight from my inbox or spam filter, and have been abbreviated to demonstrate the nature of the scam and specific hook being used...
December 18, 2011 Added by:Josh Shaul
If you are a gamer and you use any online gaming network or service, please be vigilant and cautious. Don't click on any offer that comes in via email, and don't signing up for anything gaming related unless you are doing so direct from the software manufacturer or gaming network...
November 29, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"Broadband and information technology are powerful factors in small businesses reaching new markets and increasing productivity and efficiency. However, businesses need cybersecurity tools and tactics to protect themselves, their customers, and their data from growing cyber threats..."
November 09, 2011 Added by:Bozidar Spirovski
Technology has done a great deal for changing the way we live and do business today. While the benefits are numerous, however, there have been challenges that come with that development. Here’s a look at some of the information security issues we all face...
October 20, 2011 Added by:Headlines
“My first question is always to ask executives ‘do you really know how safe your own organization is?’ Some do reply confidently. Most do not. Fraud can happen anywhere, anytime, but it is relatively straightforward to deter or discover at an early stage with the right systems..."
October 17, 2011 Added by:Javvad Malik
Often, security people find ways to pass the blame onto our end users. In some cases this is justified; but not all the time. And because of this, I feel it’s come to be one of the biggest cop-outs in the field of information security...
October 10, 2011 Added by:Javvad Malik
Unlike the comparatively simple topic of world politics, information security is not just the responsibility of the government or companies. Users need to be educated so that they are best equipped to protect their own data and to allow them to put pressure on companies who don’t protect data...
October 05, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"Not a day goes by that I do not see some indication of a cyberattack in the press... The problem is that when consumers see time and time again nothing happens to correct it, they throw up their hands. There's no amount of consumer education to make them smart enough to resist attacks..."
October 03, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The most serious economic and national security challenges we face are cyber threats. America's economic prosperity and competitiveness in the 21st Century depends on effective cybersecurity. Every Internet user has a role to play in securing cyberspace...
September 29, 2011 Added by:Headlines
“Modern browsers provide significant value... especially in the areas of security and privacy. They help protect users from phishing sites and malicious downloads while supporting industry standards... We recommend that users update their browser to the latest version available....”