Cybersecurity Month: Resources to Boost Your Cyber Knowledge
RESOURCES TO BOOST YOUR CYBER KNOWLEDGE
The Department of Homeland Security’s theme this week is “The Internet Wants YOU: Consider a Career in Cybersecurity.” According to a study by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, there will be a shortage of 1.8 million information security workers in just five years.
The growing risks and consequences of cybersecurity incidents require that organizations of all sizes take steps to increase their knowledge of cyber issues. Even if you do not have a career in cybersecurity, you can take actions to help protect your organization.
These resources will help you increase your cybersecurity knowledge and defenses:
- Simple Steps to Boost Cybersecurity [Video] – Tips you can use to protect your organization against cyber risks. Although this video is geared toward CPAs, the tips apply to all nonprofit leaders.
- Information Technology vs. Cybersecurity [Infographic] – Understand the difference between information technology and cybersecurity, and why your organization needs both.
- Cyber Fitness Self-Test [Online Test] – Take this short test to check the strength of your organization’s cybersecurity controls.
- 4 Steps for Next Level Cybersecurity [Article] – Go beyond basic cybersecurity practices to help further strengthen your organization’s cybersecurity defenses.
- For Sale – Your Data on the Dark Markets [Article] – Threats like those posed by the dark web are driving the need for cybersecurity experts. Learn about the dark web, why your data is at risk, and simple steps you can take to protect your organization
- Reality: 100% Protection against Cyber Threats is Impossible [Video] – Learn why 100% protection against cyber risks is impossible, what the future may hold, and some ways your organization can reduce its risk.
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DID YOU KNOW?
According to research group Cybersecurity Ventures, global cybercrime damages will reach $6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion in 2015.
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