As some of you may have noticed, last week Gartner released it's Magic Quadrant report on Security Awareness Training. Every year Gartner does an analysis of the top security awareness vendors and rates them via the Magic Quadrant. While I'm excited to see SANS Securing The Human once again listed at the very top of … Continue reading What the Gartner Magic Quadrant on Awareness Tells Us
Today endsthe last full week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month and the NCSAM Planning Kit. What started in 2003 as a national campaign has now grown into a global effort. The goal of NCSAM (also known as #CyberAware month) is to promote cyber security at both work and at home. Within the United States … Continue reading Wrapping Up #CyberAware Month - Support What's Next
Editors Note: This blog post is part of Week 04 of #CyberAware month and the #NCSAM Planning Kit. Connected technologies, smart devices, Internet of Things (IoT) - they all mean the same thing. Every day devices that you commonlyuse butare also connected to the Internet. These aredevicessuch as baby monitors, security cameras, thermostats, DVRs, light … Continue reading Three Simple Steps to Securing Your Home Smart Devices
Editor's Note: National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is hereand we are enablingorganizations to make this most of October. Every Monday this monthwe posta new blog on how to make the most of NCSAM and the NCSAM Planning Kit. The planning kit is everything you need for a successful October, to include daily activities, resources … Continue reading Week 04 #NCSAM: Our Continuously Connected Lives: What's Your "Apptitude"?
Jane works in the accounting department of a medium sized manufacturing company and just completed her annual awareness training before heading home. She passed the phishing module with flying colors and felt ready for any email type attack that may come her way. While retrieving her keys shereceived a phone call on her mobile phone. … Continue reading Beyond Phishing: Understand the Principles of Social Engineering