Category archives for National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Luxembourg and Cyber-Security: HOW did it START?

HACKATHON LUXEMBOURG-2016

.   . Luxembourg and Cyber-Security: HOW did it START? . Luxembourg, a tiny country with ONLY 590.667 inhabitants (January 2017) in the heart of Europe and one of the smallest countries in the world, WHERE MOST persons don’t even know where to find it on the map, shows up as an international country well […]

SID2016: Safer Internet Day 2016-Participation

SID2016-Poster

. Image credit: http://www.ogilviedesign.co.uk/www.ogilviedesign.co.uk/Welcome.html . Safer Internet Day 2016 – Save the date! . . . Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised by Insafe in February of each year to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and young people across the world. Safer Internet Day 2016 will […]

How Can Education Help To Lower Cybercrime?

We are ALL responsible for the internet

. . . . How Can Education Help To Lower Cybercrime? A GOOD “Digital Citizen” knows about the tricks that cyber crooks are using and so when leaving the school THEY will be on ===> Awareness <=== when meeting the working force. Thus meaning, THEY will be prepared NOT to fall into the traps from […]

Learning To Become a GOOD Digital Citizen | Digital CitizenShip

NOVALABS CyberSecurity Game

. . . . Learning To Become a GOOD Digital Citizen | Digital CitizenShip | How To? . « Good habits formed at youth make all the difference. » Aristotle . WE are participating ALSO on “Safer Internet Day 2015“, called #SID2015. . Click the above image, please, to access the organization to know more […]

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 […]

Why (And How) Teachers and Education Should Start Learning and Teaching Cyber-Security

Evolution of Education: Wordle Logo

Why (And How) Teachers Should Start Learning and Teaching Cyber-Security . What should get be taught and learned more in the 21st Century while using ICT? . … . . Being online since 1998 and giving courses about ICT more than 10 years the practice and my online excursions show me that IT-Security (basics of Cyber-Security) and Internet-Safety are not yet taught enough. Seriously I think […]

Naivety in the Digital Age? Social Engineering and OTHER human false beliefs, fails…

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, Social Engineering, 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, […]

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 […]