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ThycoticCentrify Advocates Global Cybersecurity Efforts As A 2021 Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champion

ThycoticCentrify Advocates Global Cybersecurity Efforts As A 2021 Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champion

ThycoticCentrify, a leading provider of cloud identity security solutions formed by the merger of privileged access management (PAM) leaders Thycotic and Centrify, announced support for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, co-led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

For the third consecutive year, the company is an industry champion for the month-long effort to encourage consumers, workers, and organizations to practice better cyber hygiene throughout the year, especially when securing the most privileged accounts, critical infrastructure, and sensitive data. ThycoticCentrify joins a growing global effort to promote the awareness of online safety and privacy via a collaborative effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organizations, and individuals committed to Cybersecurity Awareness Month’s theme of ‘Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.’

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“Everyone has a responsibility to maintain vigilance and secure our digital world. As leaders in the cybersecurity industry, we are committed to empowering everyone to take the reins of their own cyber safety,” said Art Gilliland, CEO at ThycoticCentrify. “Cybersecurity Awareness Month aims to shed light on cyber vulnerabilities and best practices to secure them. ThycoticCentrify is proud to be championing these educational efforts, offering actionable guidance to help protect our interconnected world.”

Now in its 18th year, this year’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month’s main weekly themes are: Be Cyber Smart; Fight the Phish; Explore, Experience, Share (Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week); and Cybersecurity First. Additionally, the Identity-Defined Security Alliance (IDSA) is leveraging the last week of October to remind people to #BeIdentitySmart with identity security-related best practices and learning assets.

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Join ThycoticCentrify in its additional efforts to spread cybersecurity best practices during Cybersecurity Awareness Month:

  • October 6 401 Access Denied Podcast: “Password Cracking” — Join ThycoticCentrify’s ethical hacker, Chief Security Scientist (CSS) & Advisory CISO, Joseph Carson, and Dustin Heywood (aka EvilMog) from IBM’s X-Force Red Team as they discuss password cracking and tips to strengthen credentials and authentication.
  • Help “Fight the Phish” with ThycoticCentrify’s social media campaign to remember five critical steps (P.H.I.S.H.) to avoid becoming a victim of phishing.
  • October 20 401 Access Denied Podcast: “Zero Trust” — Joseph Carson and Dave Lewis, Global Advisory CISO at Cisco, discuss the concept of Zero Trust and how organizations and individuals alike can benefit from this approach to cybersecurity.
  • Joseph Carson will also provide video tips on social media throughout the month, aligned to the weekly themes.

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