Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Cyber Security Awareness

October 4, 2017 - October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), an annual campaign to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. This is especially relevant after the recent hack of Equifax and other large companies. What are you doing to help make your employees more aware of cybersecurity practices? Do you offer regular training? Take a look at these articles, all of which are focused on ways to increase employees’ awareness of and participation in cybersecurity.

With workplace cyber attacks on the rise, industry experts are pressing businesses to train their workers to be more vigilant than ever to protect passwords and sensitive data and to recognize threats. (Item #1)   Security is everyone’s job; we need to deputize people for cybersecurity. (Item #2)   To most immediately increase an employee's ability to recognize attacks, organizations should consider security awareness training solutions to develop cybersecurity skills. (Item #3)

Here are some cyber-security tips for small business from the FCC. (Item #4)   Take a look at what password practices are putting you at risk, what trends are cropping up today, and how you can keep your accounts and data safe. (Item #5)   Here's some expert advice on how to make cybersecurity training more effective and protect your business. (Item #6)

For the full issue, click here.

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