In this episode of Pwned, Justin and Jack tackle Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2023. Coming at you with three unconventional tips to keep in the back of your mind, the duo dive into the world of security for vendors, purchasers, and members of the public.
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Key takeaways 00:00 – Title Sequence 00:34 – Introduction to Cybersecurity Awareness Month 01:36 – What does security awareness mean? 02:40 – More heightened cybersecurity awareness this year overall 05:12 – More informed public = more informed questions 06:34 – The market is demanding more secure software and services 07:11 – Tip #1: Be aware that it’s okay to ask for things to be secure enough 07:49 – Analogy: Cybersecurity awareness = healthcare/consumer medicine awareness 09:19 – What was it that made the provider think this service is good for you? 10:04 – Providers will try to sell you their product, not what you need 12:32 – Tip #2: Awareness = How can we all work to make things better both at work and at home? 14:31 – Blockbuster: People shouldn’t have to be so cybersecurity-aware 15:43 –Make security seamless, so people don’t have to worry about it in their day-to-day 16:55 – Give your network the ability to filter out malicious content so it’s not on the backs of your employees 17:58 – Tip #3: Vendors be aware of the vulnerabilities caused by too much functionality 19:13 – Recap