Cybersecurity Toolkit

From Jack Gorzynski
I remember the first time my dad gave me a box of tools: I was moving out for the first time. Dad gave me a hammer, two screwdrivers (one flathead, the other a Phillips), a rusty wrench, and a tape measure. Now it wasn’t much but it showed me that he wanted to make sure that I was ok.

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

The 7 Ghosts of Cybersecurity
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but we know it, among the vernacular of the younger generation, as Spooky Season. Most people are more concerned with ghosts, ghouls, and goblins than they are with the dangers lurking in the dark corners of the Internet, which is understandable: It’s more fun to think about the fake monsters than the real ones who could change your life in an instant.

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

from John Gorzynski

Man-Made Problems in the Digital World
If you’ve watched any sci-fi movie, you probably understand the perceived dangers of the digital world, primarily the unrealistic dangers of artificial intelligence. Now, I’m not saying that AI won’t be a threat in the future, but it’s important to note that right now the people using the Internet pose a much bigger threat than an incoming Robo-Apocalypse.

The Secret History of Cybersecurity Awareness Month (And its Not-So-Secret Future)

Have you ever wondered where all those weird holidays come from? Like, who got to decide that April 23rd was National Talk Like Shakespeare Day? Or that Squirrel Appreciation Day would fall on January 21st? Or that the last Friday of every April would be National Hairball Awareness Day? An entire day to make sure that your feline friends aren’t spewing wet clumps of hair on to the floor seems like a waste of time, but do you know what isn’t? An entire month dedicated to cybersecurity.