January 16, 2020

Data Privacy Day becomes Cyber Safety Day in Tampa Bay

Youth today are being raised in a connected world, yet they lack the knowledge and instincts necessary to keep themselves safe and secure online. Tablets, laptops, and smart devices are now the norm at home and school. One of the shortcomings in K-12 education is that students are taught to use various technologies, but they are not introduced to the threats they face while using them.

October 10, 2019

Teach Your Kids to #BeCyberSmart and Own Their Cyber Safety

The best way to fight cybercriminals is through education and that can start at any age. As parents, caregivers, teachers and school administrators, we teach our children to learn how to safely cross a road and who to call in case of an emergency. We must also teach our kids proactive digital privacy and online safety behavior and give them the tools to own their own cyber safety.

October 1, 2019

Owning Your Connected Devices is Much More than Simply Possessing Them

During this first week of NCSAM, we will focus on what everyone needs to do to “own” – basically to keep their devices and online lives safe and secure  – both at home and in the workplace. If you think about it, interconnectivity touches almost every aspect of our daily lifestyle whether at home with family and on go at school, work or out and about. While this constant connectivity offers countless possibilities for innovation and modernization, it also presents opportunities for potential cybersecurity threats that can compromise highly sensitive personal data.

June 7, 2019

Healthcare Data is a Hot Commodity for Hackers

Both Quest Diagnostics and Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) announced related data breaches that may impact up to 20 million customers who used their services between August 1, 2018 and March 30, 2019. The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) recommends that employers and IT teams take the following steps to secure their business and work with third-parties and vendors to secure their customers’ data....

May 2, 2019

Keeping Retail Technology Secure in the Digital Age

The unstoppable advancements in this digital age have been fast-moving and always-changing. The need to keep retail technology secure in today’s world should be a top priority for businesses of all sizes. Here are 4 steps for improving your security.

April 24, 2019

6 Cybersecurity Mistakes You May Be Making

Street smart rules can keep us safe because they encourage a mindset of healthy caution, especially as we enter our adult lives. But many of us received little-to-no education about online safety. As our world becomes more connected and moves online, we encounter serious cyber threats more frequently.

January 29, 2019

Data Privacy Day 2019 – Live From LinkedIn Event Highlights

To commemorate Data Privacy Day – an international effort held annually on Jan. 28 to generate awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust – the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) hosted an afternoon event, which was streamed live from LinkedIn’s offices in San Francisco, CA.