What is cyber security awareness, why should I care, and how do I get it?
What does cyber security mean to you? Anti-virus software? Annoying firewalls? Lots of silly rules from the IT department? If that rings true, you may lack cyber security awareness. Before I try to define “cyber security awareness,” I need to admit that it is a bit of a misnomer. Can you imagine talking about “disaster […]
Distinguishing and Combating DDoS Attacks
Cyber Attacker, Brian Krebs, wrote an article criticizing criminals who use DDoS (or Distributed Denial of Service) for extortion. They flood your servers with traffic. This makes them inaccessible to your intended audience. After a few hours of attack you receive a message explaining how you can pay to make it stop. Soon after his […]
How to Instill Cyber Security Across the Organization
“A chain is only as strong as its weakest link” “What a cliché!”, you say. Well, it became a cliché for a reason. People keep saying that because it does describe many situations. It’s a useful way of thinking about the world. In cyber security, we have a crucial security chain with links forged from […]