Ignorance is not bliss with cybersecurity

Ignorance is not bliss with cybersecurity

“It’s time to close the the cyber-awareness gap and improve cybersecurity, according to a Brookings Institute Fellow.

“There’s probably no issue that has become more crucial, more rapidly, but is less understood, than cybersecurity.”

That statement was gleaned from an interview Oxford University Press had with P.W. Singer, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, cybersecurity expert, and coauthor of Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know. Singer’s point above will not be refuted by too many. It’s later in the interview where Singer mentioned something that may rub a few the wrong way. Singer said, “There is an alarming cyber-awareness gap.” ”

The innocent, uninformed and the complacent are the primary targets of Cyber Criminals.   These people are the low hanging fruit of the digital world.

Their only protection is to increase awareness, This cyber security training course would be a good start

Basic Cyber Security courses that cover the fundamentals are going to become more and more critical for everyone’s protection.

Cyber Security is my problem is the mantra we should all be using when accessing the digital world.   It doesn’t hurt to be a little Paranoid as well

Roger Smith, is an educator. Teaching students at ADFA (UNSW) and showing them how vulnerable they are to cybercrime.

He is also CEO at R & I ICT Consulting Services Pty Ltd, an Amazon #1 author on Cybercrime and founder of the SME Security Framework. He is a Consultant who specialises in inexpensive and highly effective security strategies for small and medium businesses and not for profit organisations.

He has developed and authored the SME Security Framework and the Security Policy Training Course which are considered to be the definitive guides to helping SME's protect their organisation using the principles of Technology, Management, Adaptability and Compliance.

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