The reality is data theft can happen to anyone. National Data Privacy Day is the perfect opportunity for us to further raise awareness of the state of cyber security today.
Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) January 27, 2012
In support of National Data Privacy Day on January 28, Lumension®, a global leader in endpoint management and security, announces an employee education event that further raises awareness of today’s cyber crime trends and encourages safe online best practices. Held on Friday, January 27at Lumension headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz., the event will engage employees with social media advice and password assistance for the protection of their personal and company data.
“We employ some of the savviest security software engineers in the industry,” said Pat Clawson, chairman and CEO, Lumension. “But the reality is data theft can happen to anyone. National Data Privacy Day is the perfect opportunity for us to further raise awareness of the state of cyber security today and offer our employees practical tips for making improvements in the protection of data.”
Planned for 7am – 9:30am Friday, the Data Privacy Day event will encourage employees to:
- Test password strength and, if necessary, offer assistance in creating new passwords;
- Learn approved methods for backing up data and;
- Test their knowledge on how hackers most commonly deceive unsuspecting individuals, including social engineering and spear phishing.
Beyond employees, Lumension has also set up a website for other organizations’ IT departments to share with their company employees. Be Aware of What You Share is an educational resource center for companies to rely on when educating their employees on the dangers of cyber crime.
- Lumension Data Privacy Resources for IT
- How Private is Your Data, Really? Lumension Blog
- Lumension on Twitter
Lumension Security, Inc., a global leader in operational endpoint security, develops, integrates and markets security software solutions that help businesses protect their vital information and manage critical risk across network and endpoint assets. Lumension enables more than 5,100 customers worldwide to achieve optimal security and IT success by delivering a proven and award-winning solution portfolio that includes Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Protection, Data Protection, and Reporting and Compliance offerings. Lumension is known for providing world-class customer support and services 24x7, 365 days a year.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Lumension has operations worldwide, including Texas, Florida, Washington D.C., Ireland, Luxembourg, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Lumension: IT Secured. Success Optimized.™ For more information, go to lumension.com.