Cybersecurity Awareness Month

From The Washington Post:

I Am The Cavalry’s Beau Woods and Bryson Bort told The Washington Post “Cybersecurity 202” author Joseph Marks that cybersecurity awareness is not enough for keeping safe online.

Beau Woods, a cybersecurity fellow at the Atlantic Council think tank, urged refocusing the month to advocate for reforms that would force companies to make more-secure products and put better protections on people’s data. He compared it to passing and enforcing fire codes rather than simply promoting fire safety.

“Awareness is the first step along a path towards fully addressing issues caused by cybersecurity failures. Perhaps it’s time to take the next step toward catalyzing action,” he said.

Here’s Bryson Bort, founder of the cybersecurity company Scythe: