Making Security Awareness Training Effective

by Sage N Clements, Sec+ Now more than ever cyber security (or internet security if you prefer) is important for all organizations big or small.  Why?  It’s simple. We live in a global connected environment.  Data exchange is so prevalent now, that if it weren’t for the visionless radio frequencies making the exchange, we wouldContinue reading “Making Security Awareness Training Effective”

Freeware Software? Better Click Again!

If you weren’t aware, malware is big business in today’s day and age.  Now when I say malware, I’m not just talking about viruses and Ransomware, which seems to be all the rave these days; specifically, I’m referring to spyware and adware. Lately, I have been seeing a lot of machines coming into the shopContinue reading “Freeware Software? Better Click Again!”

Passwords Are Still an Issue

  After reviewing the Verizon Data Breach Report, it is apparent that passwords are still a problem.  Specifically, users are choosing passwords that are easily guess-able or worse, do not change the default passwords of networking devices. Here are three tips to improve passwords: Password Complexity According to an article published by CBS (http://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-25-most-common-passwords-of-2013/), inContinue reading “Passwords Are Still an Issue”