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In this episode, Graham Cluley stops by the Tripwire podcast to discuss the importance of keeping cybersecurity awareness fresh in the minds of the non-security community. Episode excerpts:

Tim Erlin: Welcome to the Tripwire Cybersecurity Podcast. I am Tim Erlin, vice president of product management and strategy at Tripwire. Today, I am joined by the illustrious Graham Cluley, a highly acclaimed blogger who has his own podcast. He has been in the industry for more than 20 years, so he has a lot of knowledge and experience. Welcome, Graham.

Graham Cluley: Thank you very much, Tim. Pleasure to be here.

TE: Excellent. Today, we’ll be talking about security awareness. Graham, would you say that security awareness is something that you’re passionate about? Is that an accurate description?

GC: Well, as passionate as an Englishman can ever be about anything. But yeah, I think security awareness is really important. I started off as a programmer writing antivirus software back in the early 1990s, but as time went on, I realized that we needed to move beyond programmers and developers to raise general awareness of computer security issues because computers were entering our lives more and more. That sort of happened over the last 30 or 40 years.

TE: Is that a change in your attitude towards information security that you developed over time? Or was (Read more...)