SANS Security Awareness Tips

RSS SANS Institute Security Awareness Tip of the Day

  • Mobile Apps March 29, 2017
    Only install mobile apps from trusted places, and always double-check the privacy settings to ensure you are not giving away too much information.
  • Unique Passwords March 28, 2017
    Make sure each of your accounts has a separate, unique password. Can't remember all of your passwords/passphrases? Consider using a password manager to securely store all of them for you.
  • Major News Events March 27, 2017
    When a major news event happens, cyber criminals will take advantage of the incident and send phishing emails with a subject line related to the event. These phishing emails often include a link to malicious websites, an infected attachment or are a scam designed to trick you out of your money.
  • Never Share Your Passwords March 24, 2017
    Never share your passwords with others, including your supervisor or coworkers. Your password is a secret; it only works if only you know it. If anyone else knows your password, you may be responsible for their actions.
  • Don't Lose That Device March 23, 2017
    Did you know that according to the Verizon DBIR team, you are 16 times more likely to lose a laptop or mobile devices than have it stolen? When you are traveling, always double-check to make sure you have your mobile device with you, such as when you finish going through airport security, leave your taxi […]