September 27, 2019

#31DaysOfSecurity

#31DaysOfSecurity

October is Cybersecurity awareness month. Every single day I notice that there is still a huge need for security awareness. I wanted to do something this year, so in my (not so) youthful enthusiasm I put out this tweet.

I got a lot of good responses and I think there is enough material to fill 31 blogs, now I "just" need to write them. It will be challenging, but I think it's worth it and I really hope it helps people to improve their online security.

I will add a link to all the blogs on this page and I will publish them as well on Twitter with the hashtag #31DaysOfSecurity. Would appreciate if you help me spread the message such that we can reach as many people as possible.

In the meantime stay safe online!


October 1: Why everyone should care about online security

October 2: Securily backup your data

October 3: Mobile device security basics

October4: How to know if you can trust mobile apps

October 5: How do you know when it's time to change your password?

October 6: How to create strong passwords

October 7: Better account security with multi factor authentication

October 8: Enable two-factor authentication but don't lose access to your accounts

October 9: Understanding HTTPS

October 10: How a VPN increases privacy and security

October 11: Don't be fooled, nothing is unhackable

October 12: Ransomware 101

October 13: Phishing 101

October 14: Tech support scams - What you need to know

October 15: Remove unused and unnecessary software

October 16: Remove the online accounts that you no longer need

October 17: The security and privacy risks of third party apps

October 18: Browser password managers - a good idea?

October 19: How to prevent online shopping fraud

October 20: Security and privacy enhancing tools

October 21: Why security matters when you buy a smartphone

October 22: Anti theft measurs for portable devices

October 23: Be careful what you share

October 24: How to control your online exposure

October 25: Help your children stay safe online

October 26: Sextortion scams - what you need to know

October 27: How to stay safe on social media

October 28: Make sure your loved ones can access your accounts when you no longer can

October 29: Why you should keep your software up to date

October 30: The security risks of internet connected devices

October 31: Online security is an ongoing process