CFISA CEO Michael Levin Guest Blog Article on the Semafone Website Every business and consumer should be concerned about the security of their credit card data. PCI DSS stands for the Payment Card Industry – Data Security Standard. It sets policies and procedures for businesses of all sizes to help implement security best practices in… Read more »
BOCA RATON, FLA. (PRWEB) MARCH 05, 2019 The Boca Raton-based Center for Information Security Awareness (CFISA) is proud to announce new in person on site security awareness training options. This immersive in person security awareness training session provides an excellent way to directly engage each employee with the need for daily security diligence. Michael Levin, the… Read more »
Guest Blog: By Tim Critchley, CEO, Semafone Even in today’s digital age of chatbots and voice-powered e-commerce, consumers still prefer to speak with a live person when making a purchase. In fact, a study by Google showed that 61 percent of mobile users believe it is important to be able to call a business during the… Read more »
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 »
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 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 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 »
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 »