This month hosts 2022’s National Computer Security Day which we're very passionate about. We take a quick look at the aim of the day, its history and how best to celebrate within your workplace.
In 2022 our work and personal lives can mostly be found on our electronic devices. Be that our smartphone tablets, computers, laptops, the list goes on!
Communication today is the most efficient and accessible it has ever been. However, with these technological developments comes concerns surrounding privacy and security.
Fittingly, with the rapid growth of digital communications there is now a celebratory day dedicated to keeping you and your business safe and secure online- National Computer Security Day on November 30th 2022.
The first National Computer Security Day was in 1988- as the Computer began to rise in popularity.
Simultaneously, with the increase in popularity of computers, came the less welcome increase of hacking, viruses and online scams- evolving as sophisticatedly as the computer itself.
As more applications became available for the noble computer, so too did the opportunities for hackers to identify the weak spots of each new application. Thus, computer security was more at risk with every additional app or program available, sadly welcoming the onslaught of sophisticated cyber-attacks on our computers.
Due to the above, National Computer Security Day was born, to spread awareness and education surrounding Computer Security.
On November 30th 2022 it would be fantastic to redirect your workforces attention to focus on Computer and Device security. We would suggest taking a look at the following:
This will not only open conversation surrounding WHY it is crucial to take these measures, but also guarantee that on National Computer Security Day- your computers security is second to none
So, Observe, Celebrate, Mark or Emphasise National Computer Security Day anyway you see fit for your business, but don’t miss the opportunity to highlight it to your workforce and teams. It is a great excuse to open conversations regarding computer/ online/ data security and other important topics.
If you have any questions regarding anything in this article, please reach out to us.
Happy National Computer Security Day!