Water Cooler Talk
Introduce yourself, ask questions about the community, start virtual "water cooler chats", and get to know each other!
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Shake off those Monday Blues with a sprinkle of cybersecurity humor! Unwind from the workload by exploring these techy riddles for a delightful Monday pick-me-up. Let's strike the right balance, starting the week with a dose of laughter without losing focus on our tasks. 💼😄 🏕️ Why did the programmer leave the camping trip early? There were too many bugs. 🐞 💑 What did the moderator say to kick off the IT speed dating session? “Singles, sign on!” What do you tell a hacker after a bad breakup?There are plenty of phishes in the sea! 🎣 ☁️ Why didn’t the company move into the Castle in the Sky? There wasn’t enough cloud storage. 🏰 🍫 How do programmers like their brownies?GUI...yum! 🖥️😋
Hey ThreatModeler Tribe! 😊We made it through another intense week, and now it's time for a well-deserved break! 🚀Let's kick off the weekend with a Cybersecurity meme that's sure to tickle your tech-savvy funny bone!🤖🤣 Unwind, relax, and remember, even in the world of security, a good laugh is the best way to recharge.Wishing you all a fantastic weekend ahead! 🎉
Hey there, cyber enthusiasts! 🤖Are you battling those Monday Blues and in need of a little relief from the hectic work schedule? We've got just the thing to kickstart your week with some fun and entertainment! 😃Participants will answer a series of questions, and each answer will contribute one letter to a final cybersecurity-related word.Question 1: What is a security protocol for establishing secure communication links over an unsecured network?Question 2: What is the term for a program or device that acts as a barrier between a trusted network and an untrusted network?Question 3: What is a common type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid?Question 4: What term describes the act of identifying and addressing security weaknesses in a computer system?Question 5: What is the practice of tricking individuals into revealing confidential information such as passwords and credit card numbers?HINT for the word related to cyber secur
Alright, let's kick off the weekend with some cybersecurity fun! Imagine you're in a thrilling "Would You Rather?" game:Scenario: Would you rather…A) Detect an Insider Threat 👀You uncover the shocking news that a trusted employee has been sneaking out sensitive data for months. Your challenge: balance security with trust and privacy within the organization. Can you find the insider?ORB) Defend Against a Ransomware Attack 💻Your organization falls victim to a ransomware attack. Critical data is encrypted, and the attackers are demanding a hefty ransom to unlock it. It's a tough call: to pay or not to pay? How will you navigate this high-stakes situation?So, which scenario gets your adrenaline pumping? Have a fantastic weekend and let us know your choices! 😄🕺💬
Oh, Monday Blues got you down after a fantastic weekend? Don't fret! We've got the perfect cure to jazz up your week - a little dose of cybersecurity crossword excitement! 🤓🔍 🧩 This week, we're blending the thrill of crossword puzzles with the importance of cyber security. Challenge your mind while reinforcing the importance of staying safe online. It's a win-win! R H R L A V R H R E K T S C G E P L V M E E I A J L A R C T E S E E E C I M Q Q W H T V N R A A Y N U R W R L N H I E F N J V
Happy Fun Friday, fellow tech enthusiasts! We know that Cybersecurity can be a serious business, but who says we can't have a bit of fun while staying safe online? Get ready for a chuckle because we've gathered side-splitting Cybersecurity meme to brighten up your day!
Did you know? The world's first webcam made its debut back in 1991 at Cambridge University. Its mission? To help researchers keep a close eye on their beloved coffee pot without leaving their desks! ☕☕ Way before e-books became trendy, a digital pioneer had a blast typing up the American Declaration of Independence in 1971, kickstarting Project Gutenberg. Today, this project offers a whopping 34,000+ free e-books for all the bookworms out there! 📚 Surprisingly, spam emails started invading inboxes before the World Wide Web was even a thing! The inaugural spam email graced our screens in 1978. 📧😱 Ever wondered about the first computer virus? It made its debut in 1988, but not as a villain. Its creator wanted to measure the size of the internet! Oops... a tiny programming error led to some costly mayhem, estimated at $10–100 million in damage. 💻🦠💰Share these nuggets of internet history with your friends and start your weekend with some fascinating tidbits! 😄🎉#FunFacts #Inter
Did you know that since 2004, the United States has dedicated the entire month of October to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity? That's right, it's the 20th anniversary of this special month, and it's a fantastic collaboration between the government and industry. 🚀 Cybersecurity Awareness, but Make It Fun 🚀 Let's kick off the week with a dose of cyber-savviness that's as enjoyable as your weekend brunch: 🔐 Password Pro-Tip: Change your passwords like you change your clothes after a weekend party. Fresh and fabulous! 💃🕺🦠 Protect Against Phishing: Don't get hooked by phishy emails. If it smells fishy, toss it back into the virtual sea. 🎣🐟🤖 Stay Updated: Keep your software updated – it's like giving your device a cup of coffee for a Monday morning boost. ☕💻🛡️ Two-Factor Authentication: Double the protection, double the confidence. It's like having a sidekick for your online adventures! 🦸♂️🦸♀️🚫 Public Wi-Fi Caution: Surfing on public Wi-Fi without a VPN i
We often come across a lot of common myths, misconceptions and a general lack of understanding around some of the most common threats. Dive into the fascinating world of cybersecurity as we unravel the truth behind common myths and unveil eye-opening facts. Get ready to test your knowledge and share your thoughts on which ones you think are myths and which are undeniable facts. Only the IT department is accountable for Cyber Security. The expenditure of a sound Cybersecurity solution is zero compared to the price of a successful attack. There is nothing like absolute or excellent Cyber Security against attacks.
Are you feeling these Monday morning woes? Don't worry! We've got just the solution to kickstart your week with a dose of lighthearted cybersecurity knowledge. Who says cybersecurity can't be fun? Here's your chance to spice up your Monday with some cybersecurity facts that will have you grinning from ear to ear! Salting Your PasswordsYou might think "salting" has something to do with seasoning your coffee, but in the world of cybersecurity, it's all about adding some extra spice to your passwords! Just like adding a pinch of salt enhances the flavor of your food, in the cybersecurity realm, salting means enhancing the security of your passwords.When you salt a password, you add random characters or values to it before encrypting it. This makes it much harder for cybercriminals to crack your password, turning it into a cryptographic masterpiece. So, next time you hear salting, don't reach for the salt shaker; it's all about protecting your digital secrets! The Original Computer BugYo
It's Fun Friday, and we've got a cybersecurity quiz for you! Test your digital defense skills and see how well you know the ins and outs of staying safe online. Question 1:🔒 What's the most secure way to create a password?A) Using your birthdateB) A combination of letters, numbers, and special charactersC) Your pet's nameD) "Password123" Question 2:📧 You receive an email from an unknown sender with a subject line that says, "You've won a million dollars!" What should you do?A) Click on all the links in the emailB) Reply with your bank detailsC) Delete it – it's likely a phishing scamD) Share it with all your friends Comment your answers below!
Hello TM family!Curious as to who’s got the travel bug? Where is a place that you’ve visited that truly inspired you and why? Or where is a place you’d love to visit that’s on your bucket list? For me, one place that unexpectedly inspired me was Aruba. I had the opportunity to volunteer for the day at an orphanage and help design and fill gift boxes filled with school supplies and small educational toys. The children were so vibrant and happy and their laughter was infectious! One place I’d love to visit is Norway. I’d love the opportunity to take a fjord ride and possibly see the Northern Lights.
A man locked his personal computer with a password and wrote some phrases in the hint box. One day his wife tries to login in his absence using the hints which contained following: 4 grapes 🍇 1 apple 🍎 7 bananas 🍌 7 mangoes 🍋 2 pineapples 🍍 1 orange 🍊 8 pomegranates 🍅What is the password? and share your fun logic puzzles
Post photos of your cute pets here! Bonus points for anything exotic. I’m boring though, and just have dogs. My wife wants a teacup pig but I keep telling her that there’s no such thing and they all grow to 200lbs. And I use the excuse that our HOA won’t allow livestock :)Here’s our two goofballs, Chewie (Golden Doodle) and Charlotte (Great Dane) Chewie loves tennis balls: Charlotte on her throne. She’d just been spayed hence the shirt, which gives her a very hip look: Let’s see your pets!
I, myself, have acquired a crippling Brotato addiction. Coupled with the Steam Deck, it’s a lethal combination:https://store.steampowered.com/app/1942280/Brotato/Even worse, they just released it on mobile so now I can play on my phone.What games are you enjoying at the moment? Anyone playing the Diablo 4 beta?
This is the first in a series of interviews with ThreatModeler employees, founders and community members. Today we’ll learn more about @John Steven, our CTO: Tell us a bit about yourself.I am first and foremost a curious engineer. I enjoy tearing things down, understanding how they work, and improving them. I've rebuilt cars and motorcycles, homes, cocktails, and cocktail bars. Professionally, I've applied this to OSS and production software, hardware, security programs, and security startups. Quality and craftspersonship are the things I appreciate most. Studying and appreciating what others have been capable of crafting is a joy and I've devoted particular time to food, beverage, and software design. Finally, I'm a father of two boys. More than anything else in my life this is what provides me joy and purpose.How did you come to work at ThreatModeler?I have followed what Archie has been building at ThreatModeler since the beginning. At the time my firm was the largest consulting pro
FUN FRIDAY: Art Mango was so much fun for us! We collaborate as a team and treat our crew like family. Describe some of your favourite team-building exercises.
Check out the post from the ThreatModeler team's visit to Art Mango's Paint & Sip event.https://www.linkedin.com/posts/threatmodelersoftware_teambuilding-team-worktogether-activity-7041022668493492224-CAQW/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktopBack in my working days, I participated in Life's Best Moments activities and Escape game activities. Escape rooms are a fun way for your team to work together to solve puzzles and challenges in order to escape a locked room. This activity requires teamwork, communication, and problem-solving skills, and the Life's Best Moments activity requires participants to step outside of their comfort zones. This activity is great for getting people out of their comfort zones and building meaningful working relationships.Give your thoughts on the most effective team-building exercises you've used?
I'd like to learn to play the Ukulele properly and gain more hands-on experience with Illustration art.It's a delightful and fun hobby: playing the ukulele can help you relax and unwind, and it's a good thing to do with friends and family.Learning to play a musical instrument like the ukulele can improve your cognitive functions and lead to improvements in your memory, concentration and coordination.Illustration is a powerful way of visual communication that allows you to convey your ideas, emotions and thoughts in an original and persuasive way, which improves communication skills.
He uses threat modeling........ think about it. As the protector of Gotham City, Batman needs to take every measure possible to ensure that his city is safe from harm. Threat modeling can be a powerful tool in helping Batman identify and mitigate potential threats before they become major issues. By engaging in threat modeling, Batman can uncover weaknesses in his security systems and develop new strategies to protect against them. Additionally, by regularly revisiting his threat models and updating them as new threats emerge, Batman can be sure to stay one step ahead of potential adversaries. By implementing regular threat modeling, Batman can continue to work towards keeping Gotham City safe for all its citizens. Threat modeling is an essential tool for any organization dedicated to security and safety. By proactively engaging in threat modeling, organizations can ensure that their products remain secure and compliant with regulations and industry standards. Batman is no exception
For me it started with learning what I needed to know about security when I worked as a sysadmin. Then when I became a community manager I ended up working for several different cybersecurity companies. I’ve always been fascinated with online security since reading this classic:https://www.amazon.com/Cuckoos-Egg-Tracking-Computer-Espionage/dp/1416507787How about you, was it something you always knew you wanted to do, or did you find your way to it?
It feels good to be here, right? We are so excited to have you here and to be building this community together. Let's start off by getting to know each other. This is a big community that is going to continue to grow, so I'd love for every new face to reply to this thread and share a bit about themselves. Here are a few questions to get you started, but feel free to add whatever you'd like in the comments below! What's your name? What brings you to this Community? What are you hoping to learn or gain from being here? How long have you been threat modeling? Where are you located? In your opinion, what is the most difficult thing about threat modeling? If you could have any one superpower, what would it be? (optional) What’s an interesting yet little-known fact about yourself? Once you've introduced yourself in this thread, go create your first post!
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