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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 »

CFISA Offers New “Security Awareness Training Made Simple” Course Options

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 and the Value of Security Awareness Training

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.

Top 8 Security Awareness Training Best Practices

  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 »

Security Awareness Training Alert: Social Engineering Scams

 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 »

Device Management and IOT

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 »