Do or Don’t: It Makes a Difference to the Cyber Security Mindset
Before I begin the main part of this post, I’d like you to do an exercise for me: pause and close your eyes but do not think of green monkeys! Concentrate on anything else, but do not think of green monkeys, alright? Good. One important aspect of developing security policies and security training is shaping […]
Beware the (Online) Game
Playing online games does not really sound like much of a security risk. Whether it is a first-person shooter game, a game where one hunts mythical creatures, an MMORPG, or some sort of simulation, the security concerns often appear minimal. There are two major problems with that idea. The first big issue is that gamers […]
Your #CyberAware Checklist
In celebration of Cyber Security Awareness Month, we’re bringing you this checklist to make sure you stay #CyberAware not only in October but all year long. ✔ Update your passwords. According to National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) guidance, you should consider using the longest password or passphrase permissible. Be sure to customize your passwords […]
QUIZ: Does your Organization Cultivate an Enterprise-Wide Culture of Cyber Security Responsibility?
From customer-facing employees, to the IT team, to the C-Suite, cyber security is everyone’s responsibility. Answer the questions below to find out how prepared your workforce is to defend against today’s cyber threats.
Practical Steps Toward Compliance With OpenSCAP
In this blog I described some of the logical problems with vulnerability scanners. False positive and false negative errors. Additionally, the worry that problems exist but our tool hasn’t even tried looking for them. Let’s try to make this practical! I’m working on a consulting job as a sub-sub-contractor on a U.S. Department of Defense […]