Below you will find pages that utilize the taxonomy term “NationalCybersecurityAlliance”
October 23, 2022
Introduction to Password Management
Every computer, social media platform, or online tool requries some level of authentication. This usually requires a username and password. Correctly managing these credentials can be a defining point in defending yourself from an online attacker. What if I told you that a hand written log of passwords is not the most insecure means of password management? Key requirements of credentials Lets start with the basics. A username is a value that is used to identify a user and a password is a secret that is used to verify a user is who they claim to be.
October 23, 2022
Introduction to Phishing
In this post, we will review the basics of phishing as a part of cybersecurity month. Many organizations, goverments, and infosec companies prepare ways to inform the general public on how to prevent falling victim to these kinds of attacks. Hopefully by the end of this, you will know what phishing is and have a few things to review falling victim to criminals that may be targeting you. What is Phishing?
October 8, 2022
Welcome to Cybersecurity Awareness Month!
The month of October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA) has partnered with US government agencies to promote understanding of security topics. Many communities and security companies use this month as an opportunity to reach out to the general public as well. This year, I have partnered with NCA as a awareness champion to promote four topics with my readers. On top of that I will be reposting related threads on Twitter and sharing about additional opportunities that could benefit you.