CFISA Blog

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 »

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 »