Archive for the ‘Security Awareness’ Category

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Spotting a Common Scam

Spotting a Common Scam  These scams seek to collect personal information about you, often appearing to come from a real business or agency. Someone may pose as an official disaster aid worker, or send you a fraudulent COVID contact tracing email. If you receive a message with a link, you should not click it as it may download malware to your device to […]

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Cyber Security Training Courses

Cyber Security Training Courses via Simpliv To review each course download a pdf of Cyber Security Training Courses

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How cyber security can protect your business

Christopher Wright is one of IT Governance Publishing’s most prolific writers, having released five books with us over the past six years. His work covers many different topics, including advice on organizational cyber security, project management and risk management auditing. In How Cyber Security Can Protect Your Business – A guide for all stakeholders, Wright provides […]

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Privacy eLearning – Staff InfoSec & Compliance Awareness

Privacy eLearning & Staff Awareness Access staff awareness e-learning programs and train staff on best practice processes Ensure staff can spot and respond to cybersecurity and privacy risks Comply with data protection and information security legislation and standards Test learner knowledge to prove compliance for auditing purposes Train staff under one, manageable contract with these […]

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Google Chrome will warn users when submitting insecure forms

Google Chrome will warn users when submitting insecure forms that deliver information via HTTP connections on HTTPS websites starting with version 86. Source: Google Chrome will warn users when submitting insecure forms   Download a Security Risk Assessment Steps paper! Security Risk assessment Quiz – Find Out How Your security risk assessment Stands Up! DISC InfoSec […]

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CyberSecurity Awareness Quiz

Take an InfoSec awareness quiz to test your basic cybersecurity knowledge Loading… Would like to know more on InfoSec Awareness… Download a Security Risk Assessment steps paper! Download a vCISO template Subscribe to DISC InfoSec blog by Email

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Live and let live InfoSec

User vs Security Live and let live InfoSec The average person’s take on security control: they have real jobs to do, and security isn’t one of them. so remember ‘usability vs bypass security control’ when designing a new control. Please feel free to share your opinion on this. Funny business meeting illustrating how hard it […]

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What’s your Password?!

Very funny 😂 security password reminder, not funny that this is real! Most Hilarious 😹 WiFi Names Obama 😎 finds ways to make cybersecurity funny 😎 Subscribe to DISC InfoSec blog by Email

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Data Loss Prevention: Protect Yourself, Your Family, and Your Business

photo courtesy of Unsplash By Jasmine Dyoco Another day, another data breach. Lately, it seems like we can’t go more than a few days without hearing about another cyber attack. Data breaches have recently occurred at health insurance providers like Anthem, banks like Capital One, and even the Equifax credit bureau. If there’s anything these recent […]

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Computer security training courses

Computer security training courses – Online cyber security courses Build your cyber security awareness and InfoSec career to keep your cyber security skills relevant. Learn how to protect your information assets against today’s cyber threats with best online cyber security training courses.   DISC InfoSec cyber security training curriculum includes specialized InfoSec training and general cyber […]

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It’s tax season, and with it comes Tax Scams. Stay Cyber Aware and Cyber Safe. “Thousands of people have lost millions of dollars and their personal information to tax scams. Scammers use the regular mail, telephone, or email to set up individuals, businesses, payroll and tax professionals. The IRS doesn’t initiate contact with taxpayers by email, text messages or […]

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Security Awareness Roadmap – Infographic via SANS Institute

#InfoSecAwareness   Full Size Image: Security Awareness Roadmap

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Security Awareness

Security awareness is the knowledge and attitude members of an organization possess regarding the protection of the physical, and especially informational, assets of that organization. Many organizations require formal security awareness training for all workers when they join the organization and periodically thereafter, usually annually. Topics covered in security awareness training may include: The nature of […]

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Information Security Awareness

Managing an Information Security and Privacy Awareness and Training Program

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12 Steps to IT Security

This video outlines 12 steps to take to protect your business from the threat of e-Crime.

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8 tactics for mobile data privacy and security

By Mary Mosquera With the sweeping use of mobile devices by healthcare providers, physicians and hospitals need to embrace best practices for protecting sensitive patient data, privacy experts say. For example, encrypt sensitive data when it is necessary to store on wireless devices. Sixty-four percent of physicians own a smartphone and one third of them […]

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Identity Theft Prevention | Credit Reports & Fraud Alerts

“Identity theft is the information age’s new crime. A criminal collects enough personal data on the victim to impersonate him to banks, credit card companies and other financial institutions. Then he racks up debt in the victim’s name, collects the cash and disappears. The victim is left holding the bag. While some of the losses […]

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The weakest link in computer hacking?

The weakest link in computer hacking? Human error By Cliff Edwards, Olga Kharif,Michael Riley, Bloomberg News The U.S. Department of Homeland Security ran a test this year to see how hard it was for hackers to corrupt workers and gain access to computer systems. Not very, it turned out. Staff secretly dropped computer discs and […]

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Paying attention to basics is key to healthy security ecosystem, says panel

Employee security awareness, firewalls, data leakage protection, and collaboration are all key components of a healthy information security ecosystem, according to a panel at the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium held Wednesday. The moderator, Owen McCusker of Sonalysts, asked the panel to describe what companies can do to create a healthy information security ecosystem. Michael Daly, […]

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