This October marks the 16th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), an effort founded by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Department of Homeland Security to provide Americans with the knowledge and resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. This year’s NCSAM theme is “Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.”, focusing on personal accountability and proactive behavior in security best practices.
Rob Simopoulos, Defendify Co-Founder, recently hosted a presentation at the ISACA New England Chapter’s Maine event in Portland, Maine on September 27th. The event brought together cybersecurity and risk management professionals from all over New England for a day of education and networking.
Defendify Co-Founder Rob Simopoulos was recently featured as a speaker at the PSNI Global Alliance Member Meeting, held in Philadelphia, PA on September 17-20th.
PSNI Global Alliance is an alliance of elite technology integrators, manufacturers, distributors, and service providers around the world. The annual Member Meeting is the alliance’s official gathering, offering networking opportunities and topical discussions of interest to the members.
It may be back-to-school season, but it’s far from back-to-business: you’ve been hard at work all summer working on your customers’ networks, managing their updates, and helping improve their cybersecurity posture.
While it’s important to pay attention to the programs, software, and hardware you have in place, the educated provider knows that there’s more to cybersecurity than just technology. Back-to-school season is a great reminder as to the importance of end-user education and training in cybersecurity.