Michael Levin

How to Improve Cybersecurity Awareness in Educational Institutions

It’s a misconception that cybercriminals only attack large corporations like Target and Equifax. The education industry, including universities, colleges and public school districts, should be just as prepared to prevent a cyberattack. Here are 4 ways that you can improve cybersecurity awareness in the education sector. 1. Recognize that Educational Institutions are a Target First,… Read more »

Veterans Day Lessons for Business Security

Active Shooter and Workplace Violence Veterans Day is our important holiday to reflect upon those that have served our Country through military service. As we think about our Veterans today let’s also consider ways to learn from the past and to put these lessons to use in the future. There are many lessons for business… Read more »

Modern and Secure Workplace – Posponed New Date TBD

 Join us in partnership with VDX and CFISA,  Ziften and Microsoft at an event on October 25th 2018 at 2:00 PM where we’ll discuss today’s Modern and Secure Workplace. Keynote – Michael Levin (Founder/CEO of CFISA and retired Secret Service) Providing effective security requires both technology and behavior change.  Michael will discuss how to raise awareness in… Read more »

Social Media Security and the Facebook Hack

Social Media Security Tips Today’s connected online environment makes creating and sharing information easier than ever. Connectivity no longer stops when leaving your home or office. It continues wherever you travel, and across networks. Strong network and device controls provide reliable security. Human behavior is less easy to regulate. Yet more of us take part… Read more »

Don’t be victimized: “Social Engineering” scams

Don’t be victimized: “Social Engineering” scams One of the most effective and dangerous techniques criminals use to commit their crimes is called social engineering, and it’s vitally important that you learn how to recognize this serious threat. Social engineering uses social interaction as the primary means to trick or persuade you to disclose confidential information… Read more »

GSX Conference – Las Vegas Panel Discussion – What Are You Doing to Protect the Critical Infrastructure?

Don’t Miss This Important Panel Discussion at the GSX Conference in Las Vegas – What Are You Doing to Protect the Critical Infrastructure? Tuesday, 25 September| 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | N117 Every U.S. citizen has a role to play in protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure. Almost daily, citizens are being targeted in cyber attacks by terrorist… Read more »

Webinar – ISSA Thought Leadership Series:  Cybersecurity Heroes Aren’t Born…They’re Made

ISSA Thought Leadership Series: Cybersecurity Heroes Aren’t Born…They’re Made Wednesday, August 22, 2018 | 1PM – 2PM EST Phishing continues to be one of the fastest growing and most malicious threats to the security of industries of every kind—from financial organizations to government contractors to healthcare firms. Today’s savvy phisher manages to evade even the most sophisticated… Read more »

Why HIPAA Training Is Necessary

HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. It is an important federal legislation that, among other things, provides specific data privacy and security regulations to protect patients’ medical information. HIPAA compliance regulations have grown and evolved since the law passed, and today there are numerous requirements that all healthcare industry… Read more »