Security Awareness and Behavioral Change: What's Realistic?

Data Breach Today

Adam Wedgbury of Airbus on Effective Ways Humans Can Boost Cybersecurity Posture Raising user awareness is too often incorrectly considered to be a panacea for faulty information security programs. "It

Reported USB Scam Shows the Importance of Security Awareness Training

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Security Awareness TrainingJust when you thought scammers couldn't get more tricky in their attacks, this example will prove you wrong.

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What is Cyber Security Awareness and Why is it Important?

IT Governance

For all the talk of criminal hacking, ransomware infections and the technologies to prevent them, the key to protecting your organisation is cyber security awareness training. The importance of cyber security staff awareness. Cyber security awareness best practices.

Reinventing Security Awareness Training

Data Breach Today

Want to improve how your organization delivers and absorbs security awareness training? Then it comes down to reinventing your approach, including gamification, says Barracuda's Michael Flouton

Time Constraints Hamper Security Awareness Programs

Dark Reading

Even as more attacks target humans, lack of dedicated staff, relevant skills, and time are making it harder to develop a security-aware and engaged workforce, SANS says

KnowBe4 Named a Leader in the Summer 2022 G2 Grid Report for Security Awareness Training

KnowBe4

We are thrilled to announce that KnowBe4 has been named a leader in the latest G2 Grid Report that compares Security Awareness Training (SAT) vendors based on user reviews, customer satisfaction, popularity and market presence. Security Awareness Training KnowBe4

Can Security Awareness Lead to Peace on Earth?

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The post Can Security Awareness Lead to Peace on Earth? appeared first on MediaPRO.

NSA Security Awareness Posters

Schneier on Security

From a FOIA request, over a hundred old NSA security awareness posters. These sorts of security awareness posters were everywhere, but there was one I especially liked -- and I asked for a copy. Here are the BBC's favorites. Here are Motherboard's favorites.

KnowBe4 Named a Leader in the Spring 2022 G2 Grid Report for Security Awareness Training

KnowBe4

We are thrilled to announce that KnowBe4 has been named a leader in the latest G2 Grid Report that compares Security Awareness Training (SAT) vendors based on user reviews, customer satisfaction, popularity and market presence. Security Awareness Training KnowBe4

KnowBe4 Named a Leader in The Forrester Wave for Security Awareness and Training Solutions

KnowBe4

We’re thrilled to announce that KnowBe4 has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave TM : Security Awareness and Training Solutions, Q1 2022 report based on our current offering, strategy and market presence. Social Engineering Phishing Security Awareness Training

It's More Than Phishing; How to Supercharge Your Security Awareness Training

KnowBe4

If only security awareness training was that simple in Europe. Phishing Security Awareness TrainingTell people not to click a link, pat each other on the back, and ride off into the sunset.

10 Security Awareness Training Mistakes to Avoid

Dark Reading

Give your cybersecurity culture a boost by adding these to the "don't" column of your cybersecurity awareness training do's and don'ts list

Why Security Awareness Training Should Begin in the C-Suite

Dark Reading

They can also set an example of what good security hygiene looks like It's not just the rights and privileges that CXOs have on the network.

9 New Tactics to Spread Security Awareness

Dark Reading

Employees are often your first line of security defense when the bad guys come calling -- providing your workers are properly trained. Security leaders share how they're raising awareness

7 Essentials for More Security-Aware Design Automation

Dark Reading

Electronic design automation solutions, software programs that help designers develop electronic systems and semiconductor chips, can be used in service of security assurance

SANS Launches Security Awareness Certification

Dark Reading

The SANS Security Awareness Professional (SSAP) will be available this summer to professionals focused on measuring and mitigating human risk

One-Third of Users Without Security Awareness Training Click on Phishing URLs

Dark Reading

New data from security training provider shows half of untrained users in consulting, energy, and healthcare industries fall for phishing attacks

Winners Announced for 2021 Infosec Inspire Security Awareness Awards

Dark Reading

Institute of International Education and Inflection Point Systems recognized for their advanced security awareness and training programs

Live Webinar: Expert Insights into the 2020 State of Privacy and Security Awareness Report

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The post Live Webinar: Expert Insights into the 2020 State of Privacy and Security Awareness Report appeared first on MediaPRO.

Employees Would Simply Rather Not with Boring Security Awareness Training, New Research Finds

KnowBe4

The post Employees Would Simply Rather Not with Boring Security Awareness Training, New Research Finds appeared first on MediaPRO.

Survey Data Reveals Gap in Americans' Security Awareness

Dark Reading

Survey data reveals many people have never heard of major cyberattacks, including the attack targeting Colonial Pipeline

Live Webinar: What Do Shirtless Men Have To Do with Security Awareness ? Part 2

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Live Webinar: What Do Shirtless Men Have To Do with Security Awareness?

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CyberheistNews Vol 12 #31 [Heads Up] Crafty Microsoft USB Scam Shows the Importance of Security Awareness Training

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Smart Building Security Awareness Grows

Dark Reading

In 2020, expect to hear more about smart building security

8 Tips for Building a Security-Aware Culture

KnowBe4

My colleagues at MediaPRO and I have historically had loads to say about the importance of security awareness, and there’s always more to say on that subject. More and more I’m hearing talk of “culture change” and of “creating security cultures”—conversations that go well beyond mere awareness. Building a culture of security at an organization, the thinking goes, is the best way to change risky behavior. Emphasize the Value in the Awareness Spend.

New House Bill Aims to Drive Americans' Security Awareness

Dark Reading

The legislation requires the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to establish a cybersecurity literacy campaign

Educating Educators: Microsoft's Tips for Security Awareness Training

Dark Reading

Microsoft's director of security education and awareness shares his approach to helping train employees in defensive practices

Webinar: Learn the Ins and Outs of a Security-Aware Culture from a Forrester Expert

KnowBe4

Developing and maintaining a security-aware culture in an organization has become vital in the defense against modern cyberthreats. PST for the live webinar Harden the Human Firewall by Building Awareness, Behavior, and Culture , co-lead by Forrester analyst Jinan Budge and MediaPRO Chief Learning Officer Tom Pendergast. Learn how to instill a culture of security through an engaging, meaningful, and even entertaining security awareness program.

On-Demand Webinar: Learn the Ins and Outs of a Security-Aware Culture from a Forrester Expert

KnowBe4

Developing and maintaining a security-aware culture in an organization has become vital in the defense against modern cyberthreats. Watch our on-webinar Harden the Human Firewall by Building Awareness, Behavior, and Culture , with MediaPRO Chief Learning Officer Tom Pendergast guest speaker Forrester analyst Jinan Budge to learn how to instill a culture of security through an engaging, meaningful, and even entertaining security awareness program.

7 Tips for an Effective Employee Security Awareness Program

Dark Reading

Breaches and compliance requirements have heightened the need for continuous and effective employee training, security experts say

4 Ways Security Awareness Managers Can Use the 2019 DBIR

KnowBe4

Here’s another, this one offering four pieces of advice for security awareness training managers based on the findings of the DBIR. This means security awareness managers cannot exempt executives from training. If anti-phishing training , ideally paired with a phishing simulator , is not part of your awareness initiative, it should be. The lesson for security awareness managers?

Researchers Create New Framework to Evaluate User Security Awareness

Dark Reading

Approaches based on questionnaires and self-evaluation are not always a good indicator of how well a user can mitigate social engineering threats

Designing Employee Security Awareness Training That Works

eSecurity Planet

The secret to effective employee security awareness training boils down to three things: Train early, often, and explain why

'Culture Eats Policy for Breakfast': Rethinking Security Awareness Training

Dark Reading

What's definitely not working with end-user cybersecurity awareness training - and what you can do about it

The Fundamental Flaw in Security Awareness Programs

Dark Reading

It's a ridiculous business decision to rely on the discretion of a minimally trained user to thwart a highly skilled sociopath, financially motivated criminal, or nation-state

6 Reasons Security Awareness Programs Go Wrong

Dark Reading

While plenty of progress has been made on the training front, there's still some work ahead in getting the word out and doing so effectively

Why Security Awareness Training Should Be Backed by Security by Design

Dark Reading

Cybersecurity training needs an overhaul, though the training itself is only one small part of how security teams can influence user behavior

55% of Companies Don't Offer Mandatory Security Awareness Training

Dark Reading

Even those that provide employee training do so sparingly, a new study finds

Employees’ lack of security awareness is “inexplicable and inexcusable”

IT Governance

Organisations’ second biggest concern is their employees’ lack of security awareness, according to CyberEdge’s 2018 Cyberthreat Defense Report. This is the first time in five years that poor security awareness hasn’t topped the list – with ‘lack of skilled personnel’ nabbing the top spot. It adds: “Suffering from a shortage of high-quality security talent is completely understandable. How is poor awareness affecting organisations?