Archive for October, 2017
Editor’s Note: This blog is a work in progress and will be actively updated as new information is released. It was just announced this morning (Monday, 16 October, 2017) that the encryption in the globally used WPA2 Wi-Fisecurity protocolhas been broken. This standard is the most commonly used encryption standard used by Wi-Fi networks around … Continue reading KRACK Attack – What to Communicate
In 2003 California rocked the privacy world when it passedCalifornia S.B. 1386. This law stated that any organization that was breached and had the personal data of California residents had to notify those individuals that their data was breached. While the lawwas only passed inCalifornia, the law impacted any organization in the United Statesthat handled … Continue reading Hey America (and World) GDPR Applies to You To
In thetwo day MGT433 Securing the Human course, we start the class bydefining what risk is. Security awareness is nothing more than acontrol to manage human risk. To manage risk, you have to first define it. What stuns me is how often security professionals that have been in this field 5, 10 or even 15 … Continue reading The Five Tenets of Cyber Security
OUCH! is a free security awareness newsletter published every month in over 25 languages. Each edition focuses on a specific topic on howanyone can securely make the most of today’stechnology. In the past ten years OUCH! has become the world’s most trusted security awareness newsletter, from personal use at home to the largest organizations in … Continue reading October OUCH! Newsletter – Something Special for #CyberAware Month
October is now upon us and National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) has officially kicked off. Organized and sponsored by the National Cyber Security Alliance for the United States (ENISA runs the program for Europe), one of the best ways to get involved is to become a NCSAM Champion. Becoming a Champion is free, you … Continue reading Are You a NCSAM Champion?