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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Personally identifiable information such as your name, address, Social Security number, and passwords are a gold mine for cyber thieves. With this information, hackers can drain your accounts, wreck your credit, mess up your medical records, and even make it tougher for you to get a job. If you are not taking active steps to… Read more »
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 »