October 31, 2019

From a CISO: The most critical member of my team is you

As Wells Fargo’s chief information security officer (CISO), my responsibility is to protect private customer data from bad actors. Through a dedicated team and network of technology, we build defenses to keep your data safe. You should expect strong cybersecurity from the organizations you trust with your financial information. But, that is only part of the equation. My team is only as good as the first line of defense, which is you.

October 29, 2019

Improving Your Cyber Literacy

The internet has ushered in new conveniences, increased opportunities and added means to share, connect, shop and more. The integration of the Internet into almost every aspect of our lives has fundamentally redefined the way we, as consumers, operate. This phenomenon, however, also brings along a new array of risks and threats – and a new vocabulary to pair with it.

October 22, 2019

Phishing: How Organizations Can Immediately Protect Their People From This Dangerous Threat (Free Kit Included)

In recognition of October being National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we think it’s important for everyone to realize how much their behavior impacts security for themselves and their organization. Proofpoint found in its 2019 Human Factor Report that a stunning 99% of the threats observed require human interaction to execute.

October 17, 2019

How to Secure and Maintain Your Digital Identity

Today, nearly everyone’s computer has anti-virus software and most people have a basic understanding of email phishing threats. But that same diligence and protection is lacking on social media channels, the foundation of most people’s identity online. This lack of security has made social media the target of cybercriminals and subsequently subject to massive data breaches, exposing valuable personal information.