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Twitter Chat | The Economic Impact Of Cybercrime

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

.   . Twitter Chat | The Economic Impact Of Cybercrime .   On Thursday, September 4th there will be #SecChat who will explore the  The Economic Impact Of Cybercrime and is an hour-long Twitter chat. I got invited through Twitter by @McAfeeBusiness . . After long reflection I decided to create a blog about my advice as I […]

LEARNing The Basics Of HTML To Use In Blogs

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.   . WHAT is HTML? Text from Wikipedia: HTML or HyperText Markup Language is the standard markup language used to create web pages. HTML is written in the form of HTML elements consisting of tags enclosed in angle brackets (like <html>). HTML tags most commonly come in pairs like <h1> and </h1>, although some […]

Often Asked Questions: Are WE Becoming Too Paranoid About Cyber-Security?

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. . Are WE Becoming Too Paranoid About Cyber-Security? This is a question I get asked very often, and I got remembered again by my online friend Doug PETERSON ===> @dougpete <=== about it on a Social-Media conversation (BTW: it’s called a “convo” on Twitter) on Twitter, check below please: . . SO… As I can’t answer Doug’s […]

WE Are Living In A World Of Connected Technology/Cyber-Security Knowledge Is A Must!

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . Cyber-Security And Privacy Knowledge As Skills In The 21st Century Are NOT Yet Enough Taught And Present, WHY!? . Did YOU realize already that WE are living in the 21st Century and that WE nearly ALL are using the so called NEW TECHNOLOGIES, the internet, the smartphone(s), laptops, computers, tablets, household goods who are […]

THE missing link in Cyber-Security-THE user!

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . WHO is THE user who’s NOT in the interest of Cyber-Security programs BUT WHO is THE most important!? . THIS is a question which I have for more than 12 years in my memory and WHICH I didn’t have the courage to speak out loudly! BUT NOW I do, let’s go. I have […]

Cyber-Security is easy / Get THE right reflexes!

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . Cyber-Security is easy / Get THE right reflexes! Strange title isn’t it!? I am talking about reflexes, WHAT has THAT to do with Cyber-Security? A lot, actually even THE most when well applied! WE learned already in previous blogs WHY WE need protection ===> Learning the basics of Cyber-Security <=== and ALSO How To […]

Cyber-Security Blogs To Follow

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . WHY Should I Follow Security Blogs? . WHY SHOULD WE follow Security and Cyber-Security blogs as well, when using Twitter, following some great Cyber-Security experts!? Well, I will give YOU a question back: WHY should YOU read newspapers? It is as simple as that, WE need the information about WHAT is going on […]

Smartphone pictures pose privacy risks

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. .. . . . Did You Know: You and your kids could get easily tracked! . Check out the video below, please, to understand WHY it is important to remove the EXIF and GPS data of any device who is getting used to take photos! . . . Keep It Private Till Everything Is Checked In Depth . What YOU […]

ICT Awareness: What YOU SHOULD KNOW!

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. . . . ICT Awareness: What YOU SHOULD KNOW! . Since 1998 already I am giving FREE courses about IT-Security and Cyber-Security (since 2002 pedagogical ones…) as well as I blog a lot about it and it’s a NEVER ENDING story as the Virtual-World (Internet) is becoming more and more tricky and starting to […]

Cyber-Security PracTICE: Verify Your Anti-Malware Solutions!

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . . .   Introduction In previous articles WE discussed already about the responsibility that everyone is responsible for a safer and more secure Internet, that the weakest link in the security chain is the human and I provided you also with some great FREE tools to get protected, as well that I gave you advice such as learning to become “Proactive […]

Dangers of WiFi in public places

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. . . . Are YOU aware of the dangers of WiFi on public places? YOU should! . . Protect yourself on public WiFi: ALL your data could get seen when not taken the right precautions on a public WiFi Access (HotSpot)… . First of all, check out to know more about how easy it is to […]

Visual Cyber-Security: See Attacks On Real Time

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . . . Introduction .In previous articles WE discussed already about the responsibility that everyone is responsible for a safer and more secure Internet, that the weakest link in the security chain is the human and I provided you also with some great FREE tools to get protected, as well that I gave you […]

Cyber-Security: The Weakest Link In The Security Chain Is The Human

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . . . Human Behavior Vulnerabilities . WE are NOT perfect, far away from that! That is something WE need to keep in mind as WE are vulnerable through it, and this in Real-World as ALSO in Virtual-World! Through this WE become, on a certain point, even on Naivety status, especially on the Internet, […]

Cyber-Security Practice: Learn it in one week

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. . Read, think, learn and share over Social Media… Security is everyone’s responsibility! We are ALL responsible for the Internet’s future! . . . ===> “Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.” Marie Curie <=== KEYWORDS FOR THIS FREE COURSE and what you will learn: “Knowledge is a […]

Naivety in the Digital Age?

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

.  . . . Learning from the fails of others for a BETTER more secure Internet! Keywords for this free course: . Naivety, stupidity, motivation, engagement, heroes, Security-Scouts, critical thinking, stay out of the box, adapt to new technologies, be aware of the malware, nobody is perfect, knowing the dangers and risks, responsibility, responsibility of […]

Learning basics of Cyber-Security

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. Why is it important to have basic Cyber-Security knowledge? . To answer that question above it is important to know the following first: . [Beginning Text from  www.informationweek.com] Cybercriminals are looking for low-hanging fruit. Their targets are companies with poor defenses, a lack of security skills, and vulnerable end users. They’re looking for unlocked […]

Cyber-Hygiene: ICT Hygiene for Population, Education and Business

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . Read, think, learn and share over Social Media… Security is everyone’s responsibility! We are ALL responsible for Internet’s future! . ===> “Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.” Marie Curie <=== Cyber-Hygiene: Hygiene for ICT in Education and Business, sounds strange isn’t it? I will tell you […]

Not ONLY rights but also responsibility!?

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. Possible instructions for educators on how they can work together with the learners. Knowing the tools for 21st Century Learning is primordial to give quality courses. One very important knowledge who needs to get taught is “Critical Thinking“; it brings out also new ideas and the courage to become an engager and helps to try […]

What should get be taught and learned more in 21st Century while using ICT?

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. Possible instructions for educators on how they can work together with the learners. Knowing the tools for 21st Century Learning is primordial to give quality courses. One very important knowledge who needs to get taught is “Critical Thinking“; it brings out also new ideas and the courage to become an engager and helps to try […]

Visual IT-Security/Worksheet-Secure Surfing-part2

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. Possible instructions for educators on how they can work together with the learners. Knowing the tools for 21st Century Learning is primordial to give quality courses.  . .   Learning and teaching how-to surf by choosing safe web sites   By using this web site the teaching person could use the opportunity as well to […]

Visual IT-Security/Worksheet-Secure Surfing

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. . Possible instructions for educators on how they can work together with the learners. Knowing the tools for 21st Century Learning is primordial to give quality courses.  . .   Learning and teaching how-to surf by choosing safe web sites By this video the teaching person could use the opportunity as well to explain the […]

Visual IT-Security:Your Computer As A Possible Cyber-Weapon!?

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

.. . For most people it is very difficult to understand IT-Security and also the need to apply it…. To me it looks sometimes like that people see a computer as a modern typewriter and/or a game console, but that’s not the case, I will try to explain to you a computer in a visual […]

Ideas for a more secure Internet-part3/Dangers of storage devices

Learning basics of IT-Security and Cyber-Security

. International Days of security, which already exist and are organized by the European Commission should be more focused on practice, awareness is not enough! There is a need to do more, such as: . . . The dangers of storage media . Caution with the use of backup and/or storage media (USB drives, portable music players, flash cards for cameras, floppy disks, CDs, DVDs…)! Contrary to what most people believe, a computer is not just infectable via an Internet connection, but also through the infected storage media, without being connected to […]

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