This Twitter chat discussed simple steps consumers and organizations can take to be more #CyberAware this spring and all year round.
Even if you swear off all smart home technology, you probably still have everyday devices in your home that are susceptible to hacking. Learn about devices to look out for and how to protect them.
#CyberAware is a family-friendly newsletter from the National Cyber Security Alliance. This month, we’re sharing resources to help you clear out cyber clutter and test your online safety knowledge, information about tools you can use to protect children online and recent online safety news.
“A More Perfect Internet: Digital Incivility, Cyber-Violence and Fake News” was the second program in a series led by the George Washington University Law School's Global Internet Freedom and Human Rights Project. The event brought together practitioners, academics and student-experts to identify, address and explore ways to combat online pitfalls like cyber-violence, hoaxes and misinformation.
In credit card skimming, a cybercriminal uses a malicious electronic device which ‘skims’ through your credit card data once the magnetic strip of your card is in contact with it and steals information from it in order to take control of your account. Learn basic safety measures that can help you avoid becoming a victim.
In an effort to test Americans’ cyber awareness, Pew surveyed 1,055 adult internet users living in the United States, asking them 13 questions covering many of the general concepts and basic building blocks of protecting oneself online.
Safeguarding against a data breach – and preparing for one – is something small business owners really need to have on their radar. The good news is that there are some effective, if not infallible, defenses small business owners can easily – and inexpensively – implement.
Phishing emails can harm businesses whose identities are spoofed. Don’t want that to happen to your business? Read the new Staff Perspective from the Federal Trade Commission, "Businesses Can Help Stop Phishing and Protect their Brands Using Email Authentication."
The George Washington University Law School’s Global Internet Freedom and Human Rights Project recently hosted a seminar, “A More Perfect Internet: Addressing Digital Incivility, Cyber-Violence and ‘Fake News,’” supported by the Microsoft Technology and Human Rights Center. Read our event recap here.