December 5, 2019

The Dos and Don’ts of Hacktober on Campus

Since Hacktober was created by Facebook in 2011, many companies have integrated Hacktober campaigns into the workplace to help educate employees on the importance of cybersecurity and how to recognize a cyber attack. With a trove of financial and customer data contained on their networks, businesses have a lot to protect. But so do universities and their students.

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 30, 2019

What You Can Do To Fend Off Hackers

Your personal information is valuable. That’s why hackers try to steal it. This year, for National Cyber Security Awareness Month, we’ve got tips to help you keep your personal information from ending up in the hands of a hacker.

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 21, 2019

Cybersecurity at Work is Everyone’s Business

Many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) think that the data they have or have access to does not have value. Nothing could be further from the truth. A key message for businesses of varying industries and sizes is that all data is valuable.

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.