ISIS Selfies Demonstrate the Connection Between Social Media and Business Situational Awareness

What is Situational Awareness? A Navy SEAL describes situational awareness in this way: “[i]n military-speak, situational awareness is defined as the ability to identify, process, and comprehend the critical elements of information about what is happening to the team with regard to a mission. More simply, it’s being aware of what is going on around you.” … Continue reading ISIS Selfies Demonstrate the Connection Between Social Media and Business Situational Awareness

Business Situational Awareness, Social Media & Harvard Business Review

Do you understand business situational awareness and how your social media could be compromising it? If not, you really need to read this because not only do I explain it, but the Harvard Business Review has just posted a fantastic blog that really adds some depth to my explanation. Last March I wrote a blog … Continue reading Business Situational Awareness, Social Media & Harvard Business Review

Business Situational Awareness & Social Media

How can your employees’ social media usage be compromising your businesses’ assets? I have said it before: business and warfare are one in the same. The objectives are the same and the tactics are the same. Both require an understanding of situational awareness. What is situational awareness? Situational Awareness is the ability to identify, process, … Continue reading Business Situational Awareness & Social Media

Kim Kardashian’s Lesson on the Relationship Between Physical and Cybersecurity

While the story of Kim Kardashian being robbed at gun-point while in Paris, France has created quite a stir in pop culture, it has lessons to learn about cybersecurity as well. First and foremost, it demonstrates the integral interplay between cybersecurity and physical security and how people need to always maintain situational awareness of how their … Continue reading Kim Kardashian’s Lesson on the Relationship Between Physical and Cybersecurity

Why Hackers Love Companies Who Use Social Media – The Point

I read an interesting article that discusses the intersection between social media and cybersecurity. The gist is that the bad guys use information they learn on social media (recall my lessons on business situational awareness) to engage in social engineering / spear phishing attacks based upon that intel. Read more: Why Hackers Love Companies Who Use Social … Continue reading Why Hackers Love Companies Who Use Social Media – The Point