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Encouraging the next generation of cyber security experts

Encouraging the next generation of cyber security experts

This week's theme in National Cyber Security Awareness Month is all about encouraging new talent to join the industry. Not only do we not have enough people, but we are also not making sure we tap enough into the very talented individuals already out there. So how can we solve this problem?

Google, Facebook, Microsoft join non-profit to promote internet's awesomeness [VIDEO]

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Can companies like Facebook, Microsoft and Google fix the dangers of the internet through education, or do we need more legislation involved?

Only 4% of IT staff trust users: free security toolkit now available

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User education is of course a great idea, but we all know how hard it is to get the messages across in a clear and memorable way. Sophos launches a free education toolkit to help the poor IT guys who are responsible for user education.

Do you know enough about ATM skimming? Learn more from Fiscal the Fraud Fighting Ferret!

Do you know enough about ATM skimming? Learn more from Fiscal the Fraud Fighting Ferret!

Here's an explanation of why and how to be on your guard when you're getting cash from an ATM.

It doesn't assume you're a computer expert, it doesn't talk down to you, it's easy to follow, and it's narrated by Fiscal, the Fraud Fighting Ferret!

RSA Conference 2011 - Live Malware Attack, and Most Educational Security Blog!

RSA Conference 2011 - Live Malware Attack, and Most Educational Security Blog!

Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin are back on the air, having just finished up their stint at the RSA 2011 Conference.

Whilst there, they accepted a Most Educational Security Blog award on behalf of the whole Naked Security team.

Educating users for a safer internet

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2010

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is drawing to a close and Sophos blogger Chester Wisniewski shares resources we can use to help educate the public, friends, family and coworkers on how to experience a safer internet. It's time we have "the talk" with users about how they share information and access content safely.

Educating the masses about internet security

Guest blog: Educating the masses about internet security

Chris Pace from Sophos's sales engineering department has sneaked his way onto my blog to mention a couple of free tools we've made available to help educate your workforce about online security threats. Tell us all about it Chris.. Have Read more…

Educate your users about social networking threats with our free toolkit

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Sally in the marketing department has put together a really handy package, which will help you educate your users about social networking threats. And the best news of all is that it's completely free! Tell us all about it Sally.. Read more…

Privacy is not dead, in fact it's more important than ever

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My wife has recently had an issue that illustrates why privacy is important, even in 2010. And without further commentary I share with you Mrs. Wisniewski's guest blog. I'm a full-time student. About two weeks ago, I started getting bizarre Read more…