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Creating a Culture of Security Awareness

Ashley Williams writing for the OpenDNS Blog comments:

If you follow cyber security news these days, you’ll find that there’s a lot to keep up on. Threats exist everywhere. Just in 2014 alone, we’ve heard about the Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL, the proliferation of remote-access Trojans (RATs), and it’s starting to feel as though there is a major data breach at a prominent company somewhere in the world almost daily.

As a result, this has led us into a sense of unease when it comes to how our money and information are handled by organizations whom we’ve trusted to keep them safe. Some out there may feel powerless to do anything about it; paying for items with cash only and hiding your money under a mattress seem almost reasonable when you’ve had to change your credit card number three times in one year.

This can’t be said enough. If you don’t create a culture of security, it will always feel like a last minute addition.

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Tom Hollingsworth

Tom Hollingsworth is a networking professional, blogger, and speaker on advanced technology topics. He is also an organizer for networking and wireless for Tech Field Day.  His blog can be found at

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