The Boca Raton-based Center for Information Security Awareness (CFISA) is proud to announce several new and updated online security awareness training courses. BOCA RATON, FLA. (PRWEB) JULY 10, 2018 The Boca Raton-based Center for Information Security Awareness (CFISA) is proud to announce several new and updated online security awareness training courses. The new courses provide a… Read more »
Fake news articles have become a hot topic in the political arena recently. However, accusations of fake news articles have been around since the 1950’s with tabloid gossip magazines like the National Enquirer. Over the years, numerous print magazines have been accused of publishing sensationalized false news articles about celebrities for the simple purpose of selling more magazines.
Web sites like Snopes.com and other “fact checker” sites have been around since 1995 to help with the verification of “urban legends” and fake articles on the Internet.
Each organization’s security awareness training will, and should, be slightly different. In fact, putting your own spin on your training is an important way to highlight specific elements of your corporate culture. Still, there are a few common threads that run through all of the most successful training programs. Here are the top 8… Read more »
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Bobby Kennedy. I am finding it an opportune time to reflect upon my personal memories of history and how it shaped my future. We often do not realize that current events can have a huge impact on… Read more »
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 that can then be… Read more »
Law Enforcement agencies not only serve as the first responders; they are entrusted to protect the public data they retain. Law Enforcement personnel must keep up with constantly changing cyber security crimes and vulnerabilities. New scams pop up every day and the Law Enforcement agencies are always in defense mode in their response. Currently, many… Read more »
Three Recommendations for IoT Security Criminals are now relying increasingly on ways to hack your devices. Each of us plays a responsible part in ongoing security awareness training and best practices to secure the Internet of Things – IOT. Staying current with the latest scams and sharing this information with your family, friends and co-workers… Read more »
Neurotech chose CFISA’s comprehensive HIPAA training program because it combined the unique requirements of training employees about HIPPA regulations, security awareness best practices with company policies.
Think about your home security and how you lock your house at night. Many homeowners use three layers of security including a standard lock plus a deadbolt and alarm system to feel safe at night.
What about securing your online accounts? Do you have strong security or are you leaving the doors wide open with weak passwords and security settings? Are you using two-factor authentication whenever possible? Are your “cyber doors” locked or wide open?
Equifax, one of the three major U.S. based credit reporting services just announced a major data breach where hackers have stolen sensitive information for 143 million American consumers 1. All consumers and businesses need to take actions to protect themselves. Ways that the Equifax security breach WILL affect you: Personally – Your personal and family’s… Read more »