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

On Chinese "Spy Trains"

Schneier on Security

Congress is considering legislation that would prevent the world's largest train maker, the Chinese-owned CRRC Corporation, from competing on new contracts in the United States. But another part involves fears about national security.

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3 reasons cyber security training is essential

IT Governance

Organisations are always looking for ways to improve their cyber security defences, but they often overlook the value of enrolling their employees on cyber security training courses. If you want to keep your organisation secure, you need your employees to know what they’re doing.

3 reasons cyber security training is essential

IT Governance

Organisations are always looking for ways to improve their cyber security defences, but they often overlook the value of enrolling their employees on cyber security training courses. If you want to keep your organisation secure, you need your employees to know what they’re doing.

Malware Training Sets: FollowUP

Security Affairs

Since that day I received hundreds of emails from students, researchers and practitioners all around the world asking me questions about how to follow up that research and how to contribute to expanding the training set. I am a computer security scientist with an intensive hacking background.

'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

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

Regular User Training Most Effective Security Antidote

Dark Reading

Regular training sessions coupled with creation of a "human firewall" remain the most effective protections against social engineering and phishing, he adds Social engineering remains the top vulnerability organizations face because humans remain the easiest way to access networks or databases, says Stu Sjouwerman, Founder and CEO of KnowBe4.

How Behavioral Data Shaped a Security Training Makeover

Dark Reading

A new program leveraged behavioral data of employees to determine when they excelled at security and where they needed improvement

Gamification is Adding a Spoonful of Sugar to Security Training

Dark Reading

Gamification is becoming popular as companies look for new ways to keep employees from being their largest vulnerability

8 key elements of an effective staff awareness training programme

IT Governance

These kinds of incidents thrive because organisations don’t place enough emphasis on security awareness programmes , which reduce the risk of human error and malicious insiders. Here are eight things you should do to get the most out of your security awareness programme.

IAPP Offers Training to prepare for CCPA

IG Guru

The post IAPP Offers Training to prepare for CCPA appeared first on IG GURU. Business CCPA Education IG News Information Governance information privacy information security Privacy Record Retention Risk News IAPP Training

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Training At Embedded Systems Security Days

Adam Shostack

I’m excited to be teaming up with Alpha Strike and Limes Security to deliver training in Vienna November 6-8. Details are available at Embedded Systems Security Days. Security Software Engineering threat modeling

CompTIA training for Mobile Devices

ITPro.TV

With 87% of companies relying on their employees using personal devices to access business applications (Syntonic), … Continue reading CompTIA training for Mobile Devices → The post CompTIA training for Mobile Devices appeared first on ITProTV Blog.

6 Security Training Hacks to Increase Cyber IQ Org-Wide

Dark Reading

Move beyond generic, annual security awareness training with these important tips

ISO 27001 training in Birmingham

IT Governance

Achieving certification to ISO 27001 demonstrates to existing and potential customers that your organisation has defined and put in place best-practice information security processes. ISO27001 Certified ISMS Foundation Training Course.

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3 Reasons to Train Security Pros to Code

Dark Reading

United Health chief security strategist explains the benefits the organization reaped when it made basic coding training a requirement for security staff

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Information security and compliance training for the healthcare sector

IT Governance

To address the rising threat of data breaches across all sectors, new compliance requirements which aim to harmonise and improve data security practices. and healthcare must address the new DSP (Data Security and Protection) Toolkit. ISO 27001 training.

Scaling Threat Modeling Training

Adam Shostack

For the last few years, I’ve been delivering in-person threat modeling training. I’ve trained groups ranging from 2 to 100 people at a time, and I’ve done classes as short as a few hours and as long as a week.

What Should Training Cover?

Adam Shostack

” That’s when we take a hard security problem and sagely say “better threat modeling.” So to loop this around to threat modeling, we can consider a bunch of skills or knowledge that could be delivered via training: Enumerate attacker capabilities.

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

Sharpen Your Security Skills at Black Hat Trainings Chicago!

Dark Reading

Black Hat is bringing its highly-regarded Trainings to Chicago next month, October 22 and 23.Don't miss this opportunity to develop your skills in some of the most technical, hands-on security courses available

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E-learning: the effective way to train your team

IT Governance

Despite the operational challenge of staff turnover, there is still a need to ensure that teams are trained to perform not only their core duties but also to do so safely. Trained staff might not remain loyal to your business, so it can seem unpalatable to invest heavily in training.

Don't Make Security Training a 'One-and-Done'

Dark Reading

How to move beyond one-off campaigns and build a true security awareness program

Organisations ignore cyber security staff training in favour of unnecessary technological solutions

IT Governance

UK organisations are overlooking the importance of cyber security staff awareness training, instead investing in expensive and unnecessary technologies, a VMware and Forbes Insight study has found. Certified ISO 27001 ISMS Lead Implementer Training Course.

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CISMP training courses now available in Glasgow

IT Governance

Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP) is a foundation-level qualification that demonstrates good knowledge of information security management. High demand means we are now offering our CISMP training course in different locations, including Glasgow.

Regular User Awareness Training Still the Best Security Tactic

Dark Reading

Regular, monthly trainings help reduce phishing click rates Email continues to be the largest area of exposure for most organizations, and phishing emails lead the charge, according to Stu Sjouwerman, founder and CEO of KnowBe4. And while AI and machine learning can make a difference, these same tools are used by the bad guys, Sjouwerman adds.

Master NSA-Grade Security Tools at New Black Hat Trainings Virginia

Dark Reading

Get ready, because this October Black Hat will bring its highly-regarded Trainings to Alexandria, Virginia for two days of intensive, practical cybersecurity education

How to implement a GDPR staff awareness training programme

IT Governance

one of the biggest cyber security threats is inside your organisation , there’s never been a better time to ensure your organisation has an effective GDPR staff awareness training programme in place. . How to deliver staff awareness training – seven top tips .

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How to implement a GDPR staff awareness training programme

IT Governance

one of the biggest cyber security threats is inside your organisation , there’s never been a better time to ensure your organisation has an effective GDPR staff awareness training programme in place. . How to deliver staff awareness training – seven top tips .

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Ransomware Trains Its Sights on Cloud Providers

Dark Reading

Ransomware writers are now targeting cloud service providers with network file encryption attacks as a way to hold hostage the maximum number of customers that they can, notes Chris Morales, head of security analytics for Vectra. He also discusses Vectra's new ransomware report, which offers tips for protecting against virtual hostage taking

NEW TECH: Circadence deploys ‘gamification’ training to shrink cybersecurity skills gap

The Last Watchdog

It’s clear that closing the cybersecurity skills gap has to happen in order to make our internet-centric world as private and secure as it ought to be. Related: The need for diversity in cybersecurity personnel One of the top innovators in the training space is Circadence ®. I had the chance at RSA 2019 to visit again with Circadence security evangelist Keenan Skelly. The way people are trained in cybersecurity right now is the opposite of gamification.

Security Training That Keeps Up with Modern Development

Dark Reading

Black Hat USA speakers to discuss what it will take to 'shift knowledge left' to build up a corps of security-savvy software engineers

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More than half of IT staff think employees need cyber security training

IT Governance

Cyber security awareness training is one of the most important steps an organisation can take to protect its systems. Unfortunately, research by Privatise Business VPN suggests that staff aren’t getting the training they need to secure their organisation’s systems.

Despite growing risks, most organizations short-change security training, basics

Information Management Resources

Data security Cyber security Cyber attacksWhile it’s perfectly understandable that every business has to operate on a specific budget, it’s very odd that, when the money gets tight, IT almost exclusively gets the short end of the stick.

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IBM Builds 'SOC on Wheels' to Drive Cybersecurity Training

Dark Reading

A tractor trailer housing a Cyber Tactical Operation Center will travel throughout the US and Europe for incident response training, security support, and education

3 Reasons You Need Incident Reporting Training

MediaPro

We need to make sure they’re equipped with the tools and knowledge to do the right thing by reporting potential threats and risks to data security, as they happen, not in the potential aftermath of an investigation. 3 Reasons for Incident Response Training.