Security Awareness Blog: Author - lspitzner

KRACK Attack - What to Communicate

Editor's Note: This blog is a work in progress and will be actively updated as new information is released. It was announced (Monday, 16 October, 2017) that the globally used WPA2 Wi-Fisecurity protocolhas been broken. This standard is the most commonly usedsecurity standard used by Wi-Fi networks around the world. The attack targets (and breaks) … Continue reading KRACK Attack - What to Communicate


Hey America (and World) GDPR Applies to You Too

In 2003 California rocked the privacy world when it passedCalifornia S.B. 1386. This law stated that any organization that was breached and had the personal data of California residents had to notify those individuals that their data was breached. While the lawwas only passed inCalifornia, the law impacted any organization in the United Statesthat handled … Continue reading Hey America (and World) GDPR Applies to You Too


The Five Tenets of Cyber Security

To manage risk, you have to first define it. What stuns me is how often security professionals that have been in this field 5, 10 or even 15 years are so lostin the technical weeds they forget (or never truly learned) the fundamentals of what we do. So, just to recap for those of us … Continue reading The Five Tenets of Cyber Security


October OUCH! Newsletter - Something Special for #CyberAware Month

OUCH! is a free security awareness newsletter published every month in over 25 languages. Each edition focuses on a specific topic on howanyone can securely make the most of today'stechnology. In the past ten years OUCH! has become the world's most trusted security awareness newsletter, from personal use at home to the largest organizations in … Continue reading October OUCH! Newsletter - Something Special for #CyberAware Month


Are You a NCSAM Champion?

October is now upon us and National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) has officially kicked off. Organized and sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance for the United States (ENISA runs the program for Europe), one of the best ways to get involved is to become a NCSAM Champion. Becoming a Champion is free, you … Continue reading Are You a NCSAM Champion?