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Cyber Security podcasts

Cyber Security podcasts

Check out some of the top cybersecurity podcast we have been a guest on. Who doesn't love a podcast? We certainly do. From crime to business we devour podcast like the cookie monster devours his favorite biscuit. One day while tuned into Gary Vaynerchuk's we thought...

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Ransomware 3: Protecting Yourself From Ransomware

Ransomware 3: Protecting Yourself From Ransomware

5 Steps to Prevent Ransomware AttacksWhen should you start worrying about ransomware? Well, we recommend before that moment where the ransom demand pops up on your computer. Ransomware attacks can be expensive, time consuming, frustrating, and we have found that...

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Ransomware 2: Anatomy of a Ransomware Attack

Ransomware 2: Anatomy of a Ransomware Attack

Anatomy of a Ransomware AttackIt begins with a screen. Perhaps plain, maybe embellished with a skull and crossbones. Appearing before you in a flash-  “Whoa” you say “Hang on, this isn’t right”. The first line reads “You have been infected with ransomware. To get your...

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Ransomware 1: How Ransomware Gets In

Ransomware 1: How Ransomware Gets In

Ransomware Attack VectorsJust like an ex breaking your heart, before ransomware can lock up your computer, it needs to get inside.  While ransomware attacks seem to appear out of nowhere, they really aren’t that exciting, using the same old techniques as traditional...

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How to stay safe on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

How to stay safe on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Stay Safe on Black Friday and Cyber Monday Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, when retailers take advantage of still woozy and stuffed people with ridiculously low prices and unbelievable sales (for a limited time only!). What a way to kick off that festive...

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9 Ideas for Cyber Security Awareness Month

9 Ideas for Cyber Security Awareness Month

9 Ideas for Small and Medium Sized Business to use during Cyber Security Awareness Month  If you own, run, or work at a small to medium sized business- with the threat landscape in 2019, you should be thinking about the companies' cyber security strategy. Just because...

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Cyber Security 2019 Predictions

Cyber Security 2019 Predictions

Cyber Security: Looking back at 2018 and Predictions for 2019 Last May, I wrote a blog post detailing some of the 2018 predictions from across the cybersecurity industry and how they’d fared in the first five months of 2018.   Now that the dust has settled, let’s take...

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The S in HTTPS Means Safe (Not!)

The S in HTTPS Means Safe (Not!)

Do you know what the S in HTTPS means? You’ve probably heard all about HTTPS.  You know not to enter your credit card information into an HTTP website and to look for the lock icon before you type in a username or password. But is HTTPS really as safe as you think it...

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The  Ethos Behind Our Cyber Security Awareness

The Ethos Behind Our Cyber Security Awareness

Our goal is serious cyber security awareness through laughter We know that cyber threats are growing as fast as the apathy individuals have towards cybersecurity awareness and the training they are given. There is so much information and entertainment people are...

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Would you know if your account was breached?

Would you know if your account was breached?

With the number and scope of data breaches recently, we thought that talking about breached accounts would be useful for many business owners. So, if your account password has been breached, do you think you would know? Some Companies Are Bad At Breach Notifications...

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Why cyber security should be a laughing matter

Why cyber security should be a laughing matter

Laughing at Cyber Security is Possible Phishing is a serious business, laughing is the key. So are identity theft, data breaches, and WiFi security. Cyber crimes cost businesses, individuals and governments billions of dollars, and have put people’s private data and...

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When Wanda went to IP EXPO 2018

When Wanda went to IP EXPO 2018

Our IP EXPO 2018 Highlights and Interviews We had an amazing time walking the halls of the ExCel centre in London at the IP EXPO 2018 - Wanda and Kate made a tonne of new friends and got to chat with some seriously clever people. For us, the show is a chance to...

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How to set up a Cyber Security Awareness Event?

How to set up a Cyber Security Awareness Event?

All you need to know about setting up an event during Cyber Security Awareness Month. #CyberSecMonth #NCSAM #CyberAware Cyber Security Awareness Month (or NCSAM) is a global event that happens every October to highlight new threats to individuals and companies alike...

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Hacker Ecosystem 001: Introduction to the Hacker Ecosystem

Hacker Ecosystem 001: Introduction to the Hacker Ecosystem

The Cybermaniacs Intro to the Hacker Ecosystem The stereotypical view of a hacker is a young man living in his mother’s basement and hacking into computer systems while wearing a hoodie and eating tons of junk food. While this is accurate in some cases, it is not as...

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Highlights from InfoSecurity 2018

Highlights from InfoSecurity 2018

The Cybermaniacs had a great time this week meeting new friends! Check out our highlights from Infosecurity Europe 2018 where we were showcasing cyber awareness solutions in a whole new way. Some of our favourite moments! FIND OUT MORE CISO CIO HR/L&D...

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2018 Cyber Security Predictions vs. Reality

2018 Cyber Security Predictions vs. Reality

In January of each year, cyber security predictions abound. It seems that every security company releases an article or whitepaper with predictions for the state of cyber in the coming year.  Typically, there is broad agreement among them for certain...

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True Tales Blog: UPS Change of Address

True Tales Blog: UPS Change of Address

  What does a change of address form and cyber security strategy have in common? In this True Tales Blog post, we'll tell you the whole wacky story. You've got mail! Problems with mail delivery is universal.   Everyone has a story of something going wrong...

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