Cybersecurity professionals touch the lives of each and every one of us — they play a critical role on the front lines of protecting our nation’s economy, from securing our financial information to making sure our quality of life is not jeopardized. Yet the nation faces a looming cybersecurity workforce crisis - by 2021, an estimated 3.5 million cybersecurity jobs will go unfilled.
One of the most important aspects of helping your children navigate connected life is communication. Just as talking to your kids about other sensitive topics is never a “one and done” conversation, you have to tailor your talks to their developmental level, the type of internet use they’re engaging in at that age and the kinds of threats they’ll likely face at that point.
As a parent, you teach your kids everything – how to ride a bike, how to drive, how to read and more. That’s because you’re responsible for your child’s well-being, in every sense of the word. In 2018, that means you are responsible for your children’s online well-being too.
The increased use of smartphones, social media and connected toys comes with increased vulnerability. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and Symantec is proud to support the National Cyber Security Alliance as a 2018 Champion. This annual awareness campaign encourages individuals and businesses to take action towards protecting themselves from cyber threats. This week we’re focusing on making our homes safe internet havens and keeping our families protected.
Kicking Off NCSAM with Online Safety Basics: One Simple Step Can Greatly Improve Your Home’s Online Safety
We will kickoff NCSAM with internet safety basics. Think about it, as kids we learned to look both ways before crossing the street and to always wear your safety belt in the car. Today, there are also simple life lessons that should be applied online.
As a parent, I know how frustrating it can get at times when dealing with today’s fast-changing technology and how overwhelming it can feel to keep our kids safe and secure online. The key to surviving today isn’t so much about monitoring as it is about education.
It's easier than you think for companies and business leaders to overlook cybersecurity. Unfortunately, the nature of the threat means some of the biggest worries for your organization might actually be out in plain sight. Here are six kinds of cybersecurity risks that are regularly overlooked.