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What cybersecurity solution do you need? From Zero Trust to ADR, IAM, risk/privacy, data protection, AppSec and threat, securing digital transformation, to resiliency and remediation, we can build the right program to help solve your challenges.
A Single Partner for Everything You Need
Optiv works with more than 400 world-class security technology partners. By putting you at the center of our unmatched ecosystem of people, products, partners and programs, we accelerate business progress like no other company can.
We Are Optiv
Greatness is every team working toward a common goal. Winning in spite of cyber threats and overcoming challenges in spite of them. It’s building for a future that only you can create or simply coming home in time for dinner.
However you define greatness, Optiv is in your corner. We manage cyber risk so you can secure your full potential.
Protect Your Corner of Cyberspace
When it comes to protecting cyberspace, every single user has a role to play.
That’s probably why the theme for Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021 is “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” (It’s also—*wink, wink*—why you should bookmark this page.)
Throughout the month, this is where we’ll share updates on cyber awareness and results-focused action: blogs and vlogs from thought leaders, helpful resources, a weekly poster to display, plus a few Optiv services that can help protect your people and organization.
Do your part by taking what you learn in October and applying it year-round. And of course, spread the word far and wide. After all, bringing safety and resilience to our interconnected world is going to take a group effort.
Awareness + Action = Instant Security Upgrade
Smart, informed and steadfast online practices can help you nerf cyber attacks. Maintain vigilance with our CAM 2021 newsletter. This year’s edition covers what to look out for while connected and how to keep yourself, your community and your organization safe.
CAM 2021 Newsletter
8 Cybersecurity Tips to Put Into Action Right Now
Enhancing your cybersecurity as an individual doesn’t take a huge investment, nor does it require you to enlist an information security professional. Start with the basics and put these eight tips from the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA) into action posthaste.
Tame Security Nightmares by … Talking?
Work-from-home newbies on unknown networks, that’ll fuel your nightmares well past October. Listen as Optiv IoT expert Sean Tufts explains how to keep your organization safer by simply getting your remote workers to talk to IT – before they act.
Become a CAM Champ
Is your organization dedicated to promoting a safer, more secure and more trusted internet? Become a CAM Champion and join an alliance of companies, school districts, colleges, universities, nonprofits and government entities devoted to promoting a more confident connected world.
#BeCyberSmart – Get Your Reminder Poster
You might be smart, but are you cyber smart? Elevate your cyber IQ by watching out for phishing attempts, upping your password game and keeping step with updates and security across your devices. This poster will help you stay savvy and spread awareness in October and beyond. Print and post it or use it as desktop wallpaper.
22 Ways to Thwart Phishing Attacks
With hackers always conniving new ways to breach your defenses, no single tactic is likely to afford 100% protection. But just being aware of phishing and how it works can do wonders to keep your organization secure from the inside-out.
Hook, Line and Ransomware Sinker
Phishing is a favorite lure in hacker tackleboxes. Once hooked, you could already be reeled into a ransomware fiasco. Watch as Brian Wrozek, Optiv’s VP/CISO, and James Turgal, VP of Cyber Risk, Strategy & Transformation (and former CIO for the FBI) dive into ransomware and how it infects.
The Five R’s of Phishing
What do dodgeball and phishing have in common? Mnemonic devices, that’s what! While the five D’s of dodgeball are incredibly useful to evade incoming projectiles, learning the five R’s of phishing can help you evade insidious cyber threats where you live and work.
Security Awareness Training from A to Z — powered by Optiv
Your training requirements are as unique as your people. So we’ve got a wide variety of eLearning courses and Threat Emulation services to help keep your employees security-aware. Our engaging programs are designed to help you meet compliance requirements, minimize risks like phishing and maximize data security.
Avoid the Bait – Get Your Reminder Poster
Phishing threats like to lurk and are always on the prowl. But there’s power in vigilance. You can Fight the Phish by being picky with your clicking and staying wary of suspicious emails, texts and chat boxes. Do your part to spread the awareness and pin up this poster. Or, deploy it as desktop wallpaper.
Dive Deeper Into Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week
Cybersecurity professionals are kind of a big deal right now. Take it from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST): there are a TON of job opportunities in the field just waiting to be discovered. Visit NIST’s page of resources to learn more about Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week and get involved.
Cybersecurity Matters on Many Levels
Safeguarding organizations means safeguarding the information they keep, and that includes the data of everyone you know. Here, an Optiv senior marketing product manager offers an inside perspective about how working in cybersecurity ultimately helps protect your family, your friends and your community.
Join Optiv, and join a group of brilliant and inspiring cybersecurity minds. We surround ourselves with the brightest in the field, and we always have each other's back. We are Optiv, and we can't wait to meet you.
Come As You Are – Get Your Poster
You don’t necessarily need to be tech-savvy to pivot to a career in cybersecurity. The field has open seats galore and needs a variety of talent to fill them. Consider becoming a cyber professional and spreading the word to others. This poster can help. It’s printable, hangable and generally shareable.
In Business, the First Casualty of Innovation Is Security
In Business, the First Casualty of Innovation Is Security
Secure data is no longer “nice to have.” It’s a full-blown business imperative.
Learn how visibility, discovery and classification of cloud data prioritizes security, drives costs down and improves the customer experience.
Third-Party Risk Management
You’re building security into your products and processes, but how about your vendors and partners? How can you be sure? Optiv’s Third-Party Risk Management Services help you defend your extended ecosystem and mitigate cyber risk.
Why Your Insider Risk Program Must Be Holistic
Optiv’s James Turgal and Wendy Overton discuss the most efficient ways for organizations to address insider risk. (Hint: you gotta eliminate silos.)
Empowered People = Protected Organization
Human risk. Insider threats. No matter what you call it, people are your weakest link. One of the best ways to modify behavior is the correct training with the right partner.
Make Data Privacy Your Priority – Get Your Reminder Poster
Security should be a priority, not an afterthought. For businesses, this means weaving it into every product and process. For individuals, it means keeping cybersecurity top of mind as you navigate the digital world daily. Do your part to spread awareness by posting, displaying or sharing this poster.
This calendar presents one tidbit for every day of Cybersecurity Awareness Month. By focusing on and absorbing each day’s
lesson in turn, you’ll improve your cybersecurity knowledge and defensive ability well beyond CAM.
Consider using a phrase
to create a complex
authentication when it is
Examine each email
closely for sign of
Think twice before
clicking links or
Configure the security
settings on your IoT
devices. Do not use
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CAM: We’re All in This Together
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CAM), and this year’s theme is ‘Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart,’ enabling individuals and organizations to protect themselves online through awareness with action.
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Where the Numbers Are Pointing
How do cybersecurity leaders organize for success? Where do they invest, and which technologies, processes and analytical tools do they use? With budgets under greater pressure in the pandemic era, this research should help your firm optimize its cybersecurity resources for the challenging times ahead.
As Ready as Ready Can Be
Are you as prepared for a cyber incident as you think you are? Our security experts have the experience to assess your incident response plan against industry best practices and the ever-changing threat landscape—helping you prepare for, protect against, respond to and recover from a cyber incident.
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