Magazine article Security Management

Awareness Made Easy

Magazine article Security Management

Awareness Made Easy

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No company, large or small, enjoys total freedom from security threats. But some smaller companies can't afford to hire staff security. To put everyone on equal footing, National Security Associates Inc. (NSAi) of Herndon, VA, has come up with a program to combat security threats at the grass-roots level.

Most security problems are due to accidents and employees breaking the rules out of ignorance. The objective of the program--Security Awareness Connection--is to teach employees about their security responsibilities.

The easily implemented and comprehensive program includes publications, policy presentations, reminders, screen covers, software and hardware, tutorials, and access to the Computer Security Connection (CSC)--a compilation of information security data accessible on NSAi's worldwide network system.

Employees start their training with "FirstAware," a program that presents an overview of the subscriber company's policies by introducing the users to eight security themes and 30 graphics, which are repeated on posters, notepads, mousepads, diskette labels, and other office supplies.

Next, nine-minute long tutorials present and explain the eight security themes. …

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