If you’ve ever created a website through a modular Content Management System (CMS) such as WordPress, you’ll know the combination of intimidation and excitement provided by a seemingly unlimited pool of plugins. But just one plugin can be enough to sabotage your site’s security. How? This blog explains.
As a freelancer, your computer is essential to your income. Many businesses that rely on technology as much as you do have dedicated IT departments that screen cybersecurity threats. You are the IT department for your business, which means it’s up to you to protect yourself and your client’s data against an attack.
We rely on critical systems to provide electricity in our homes; transportation to work and play, a secure place for our lifesavings, as well as communication systems to stay in touch with people we love. With such a heavy reliance, we must ask ourselves…are we doing enough to protect our global critical infrastructure?
America’s nearly 900 electric cooperatives keep the lights on across 56 percent of the nation. As part of the shared co-op commitment to deliver affordable and reliable energy to our member-consumers, local electric cooperatives work together to develop new technologies, learn from each other and keep the electric grid secure.
We all have bank accounts or investment accounts. As the world has gone digital, so too has our money. While the financial services sector has taken steps to improve its security posture to keep the nation’s treasury system safe and secure, there are important steps we can all take, as well.
A disruption to these systems, which are often interconnected and sometimes Internet facing, can have significant and even catastrophic consequences for our country. Week 4 of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) will emphasize the importance of securing our critical infrastructure and highlight the roles both individuals and organizations play in helping to protect these networks and systems from cyber threats.
Securing America’s Critical Infrastructure: Highlights from the NCSA and Nasdaq Cybersecurity Summit
On Tuesday, Oct. 16, the National Cyber Security Alliance and Nasdaq once again partnered to host the NCSA Nasdaq Cybersecurity Summit, in honor of the 15th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
From the way we communicate to the way we collaborate and even to the way we store data, we’re more digitally connected at work than ever before. Whether your company stores data in the cloud, permits the use of social media on its networks or promotes BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies, our online personal and business habits are merging.
Tonia Dudley of Cofense shares 5 ways you can protect YOUR small business from phishing and other cyber threats.
Having an informed workforce that knows how and is actively involved in keeping the physical and extended virtual workplace as safe as possible can reduce risk due to human error. To that end, SVP and CISO for Cisco, Steve Martino, recommends setting a goal to move employees through three phases of security engagement.