Cybersecurity Awareness Month & Halloween Costume Ideas – Ping Podcast – Episode 31

Episode 31: Cybersecurity Awareness Month & Halloween Costume Ideas

We know October is a month-long celebration of Halloween, but did you know it’s also National Cybersecurity Awareness Month? Well we’re here to make you aware. Kevin & Andrew welcome James Stanley with the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to discuss the month and why it’s important to take personal responsibility for your security. On top of that, Stanley offers telework tips for remote workers, IT pros, and executives.

Learn more about National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: https://www.cisa.gov/national-cyber-security-awareness-month

See CISA’s Telework resources, including toolkits and more: https://www.cisa.gov/telework

Then it’s onto Ransomware Reckoning. On this edition, Andrew N. shares a scary story of hackers targeting schools.

In headlines, hear about a breach affecting Robinhood investors. And then, learn why cyber resilience is just as important as cybersecurity. Finally, hear why U.K. residents were less than thrilled about a cyber recruiting campaign.

But wait, there’s more! We didn’t forget about the Halloween part of October. So we decided to do some network security costume shopping before calling it a day. Hear about what we found.

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