This latest book by George Finney offers a timely take on the leadership issues that businesses face when it comes to the threat of hacking. Finney argues that cybersecurity is not a technology problem; it’s a people problem. Cybersecurity should be understood as a series of nine habits that should be mastered. Literacy, skepticism, vigilance, secrecy, culture, diligence, community, mirroring, and deception drawn from knowledge the author has acquired during two decades of experience in cybersecurity. By implementing these habits and changing our behaviors, we can combat most security problems.

"Well Aware shows you don’t need a degree in computer science to safeguard your community. George Finney’s nine cybersecurity habits make protecting yourself online approachable for anyone.”

—Daniel H. Pink, New York Times Bestselling author of When, Drive, and To Sell Is Human

“George Finney has written a must-read primer for anyone who wants to protect themselves online . . . particularly for leaders who need to protect their organizations. With this book, you can learn from one of the best.”

—Robert Glazer, best-selling author of Elevate, Friday Forward, and Performance Partnerships

“George has documented an incredibly practical and holistic overview of the foundational elements of cybersecurity practice and business in general. Definitely worth the read.”

— Stuart McClure, former CEO of Cylance and author of Hacking Exposed
other helpful books by george finney
In No More Magic Wands, author and cybersecurity expert, George Finney, takes an extremely unique approach to educating the masses on this critical topic. Magical elves, enchanted forests, talking forest animals, leprechauns and astronauts soon give way to discussions about firewalls. The underlying point that Finney tries to make is strong, and relevant to readers’ needs.
Within today’s technology landscape hides a diverse array of security threats and weaknesses; from fileless malware, to ransomware, to zero-day vulnerabilities. Malicious actors use these to strike at sensitive data, often with little resistance. Security teams must arm themselves with the tools and knowledge necessary to understand their adversaries’ tactics and stop an attack before it occurs. This book explores a necessary shift in defensive strategies to take a proactive approach to endpoint security.
In the digital age, higher education institutions must guard against a complex array of risks, from data breaches to ransomware attacks. Designed specifically for members of college and university governing boards and to strengthen board capacity for effective oversight in this increasingly important area, this publication provides a basic overview of cybersecurity threats facing higher education institutions and what can be done to guard against them.
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Edition 2 of Navigating the Digital Age brings together an eclectic mix of more than 50 international technology experts, futurists, and government and business leaders, the book presents thought leadership that examines the confluence of business, digital technology, and cybersecurity, and what it all means to every one of us.
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Well aware - CEO & founder
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CEO & founder
George Finney is a CISO, author, speaker, professor, and consultant that believes that people are the key to solving our cybersecurity challenges. He offers education and guidance to help anyone master the nine cybersecurity habits that are fundamental to enduring success so that everyone understands, accepts, and contributes to a safe and prosperous future.
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