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European Cybersecurity Month 2020


Anu Laitila


Anu Laitila

Cybersecurity Awareness
Business Manager

Keeping the digital society running

Nixu participates in the European Cybersecurity Month which is an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October across Europe and provides an excellent opportunity for organizations and individuals to increase their cybersecurity awareness and skills. This year the campaign is focused on two important themes: how to identify cyber scams and how to improve digital skills.

Throughout October, Nixu will provide on this website insights on cybersecurity, case studies, practical tips and expert talks helping organizations improve their cybersecurity posture and culture. Nixu has scheduled cybersecurity awareness webinars every Tuesday during October. Check out the webinars below and don’t forget to register!

Reasons behind cybercrime

reasons behind cybercrime


Nixu cybersecurity awareness webinars during October 2020 :

webinar oct 6: Ransomware

Tue, Oct 6, 2020 at 09:00 - 10:00 AM EEST (in Finnish) and 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EEST (in English)

How do I continue my business after a ransomware attack and shall I pay the ransom?

Many companies have had issues with ransomware attacks in recent months. The typical question often is - shall I pay the ransom and how to continue the business after systems go down for several days. In this webinar Mikko Larikka our Security Consultant together with Anu Laitila, Cybersecurity Awareness Business Manager give you some tips and food for thought how to prepare your organisations for similar issues.

Register to the webinar in English here›

Register to the webinar in Finnish here›

webinar oct 13: Build a Security Culture of Protect Detect and Respond

Tue, Oct 13, 2020 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EEST

Cybersecurity is no longer just about technology it is ultimately about organizational change. Change is not only how people think about security but what they prioritize and how they act from the Board of Directors and down.

Learn how to become a far more effective security leader by leveraging the principles of organizational change and embed a strong security culture throughout your organization. In this webinar Anu Laitila, our Cybersecurity Awareness Business Manager together with Lance Spitzner, from SANS Institute with 20 years experience of awareness training, will discuss the following:

  • How we are driving attackers to target humans
  • Why so many security initiatives fail at the human level
  • What is a strong security culture and the two key elements to creating one
  • Most common mistakes organizations make when attempting to build a strong security culture
Register to the webinar›

webinar oct 20: Cyber Crime Statistics and Cyber Weather in Finland (in Finnish)

Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM EEST (only in Finnish)

This webinar gives topical information and an overview of cybercrime outlook in Finland. This webinar is hosted by Nixu and Christian Jämsen from the Finnish Police, The National Bureau of Investigation and Miikka Salonen from Finland’s National Cyber Security Centre.

Register to the webinar»›

webinar oct 27: Secure co-operation with 3rd parties

Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EET

How to manage security risks when working with third parties?

In this webinar we will walk you through example cases of 3rd party co-operations, from procurement to the termination of the contract.

Register to the webinar›

Book a session with Nixu in Denmark

Reserve an appointment with Nixu expert Thomas Wong in Denmark to have dialogue and guidance on IT security or how to design and implement a successful awareness program. The exact timing and topic of the session can be agreed when booking the session.

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