Archive for the ‘Security Awareness’ Category

3 Simple Yet Vital Tips to Stay Safe Online

The online world has never been risk-free and in 2022 the risks posed by cybercriminals are a threat to all internet users. As scams and phishing methods become more complex there is a greater need for the individual to adopt a range of best practices to protect their personal information.  Cybercriminals can target both individuals and businesses […]

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Upgrade your security awareness efforts: Here’s how to start

October is Security Awareness Month, an exciting time as organizations around the world train people how to be cyber secure, both at work and at home. But what exactly is security awareness and, more importantly, why should we care about it? The traditional approach does not work Organizations, cybersecurity leaders and the cybersecurity community will […]

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What Are You Doing for Cyber Security Awareness Month?

This October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, an event designed to educate people about information security and the steps they can take to stay safe online. Now in its nineteenth year, the campaign provides tools and resources to help people learn more about the cyber security industry and the ways they can get involved. This […]

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Time to Change Our Flawed Approach to Security Awareness

Defend against phishing attacks with more than user training. Measure users’ suspicion levels along with cognitive and behavioral factors, then build a risk index and use the information to better protect those who are most vulnerable. Our approach to security awareness is flawed. And we must change it. As Russian tanks creaked into Ukraine, CEOs […]

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Cybersecurity Awareness Campaigns: How Effective Are They in Changing Behavior?

The European Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) each October promotes cybersecurity among EU citizens and organizations, and is partnering with Anima People, specialists in behavioral science related to security, in a critical project to evaluate cybersecurity awareness campaigns in behavior change among employees. Organizations worldwide will benefit by the intelligence they need to design successful campaigns […]

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1 in 3 employees don’t understand why cybersecurity is important

According to a new Tessian report, 30% employees do not think they personally play a role in maintaining their company’s cybersecurity posture. What’s more, only 39% of employees say they’re very likely to report a security incident, making investigation and remediation even more challenging and time-consuming for security teams. When asked why, 42% of employees […]

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Ways to Develop a Cybersecurity Training Program for Employees

Cybersecurity experts would have you believe that your organization’s employees have a crucial role in bolstering or damaging your company’s security initiatives. While you may disagree, data breach studies show that employees and negligence are the most typical causes of security breaches, yet these prevalent issues are least discussed. According to a recent industry report from Shred-It, […]

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Every Day Should be World Backup Day

World-Backup-Day-1 | Tips for Backing up your Data! GoldPhish | Cyber Security AwarenessDownload Modern Data Protection: Ensuring Recoverability of All Modern Workloads

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50 Key Stats About Freedom of the Internet Around the World

Almost every part of our everyday lives is closely connected to the internet – we depend on it for communication, entertainment, information, running our households, even running our cars. Not everyone in the world has access to the same features and content on the internet, though, with some governments imposing restrictions on what you can […]

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It’s Not a User Problem; It’s a Cybersecurity People Problem

There is a serious user problem out there, and whether the user makes a mistake or is intentionally malicious, it can impact the entire system and the organization. But is it really a user problem? In their session at (ISC)2 Security Congress, Ira Winkler, CISO with Skyline Technology Solutions and Tracy Celaya-Brown, president, Go Consulting International, […]

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Staff awareness e-learning courses

Written in plain English to help non-technical staff understand the topics. Real-life examples, case studies, quizzes and puzzles to engage learners and teach in an unconventional way. Multiple-choice assessment included to help consolidate learning. Monitor employees’ progress from a user-friendly dashboard. Multiple hosting and licence options available to suit your needs. Free monthly security bulletin […]

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Do You Trust Your Smart TV?

Did you ever stop to think that the office smart TV used for company presentations, Zoom meetings, and other work-related activities may not be so trustworthy? In our latest video, we demonstrate an attack scenario that can occur within any organization – hacking a smart TV. The video shows an insider plugging a USB Rubber […]

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BazarCaller – the malware gang that talks you into infecting yourself

You’re almost certainly familiar with vishing, a phone-based scam in which cybercriminals leave messages on your voicemail in the hope that you’ll call them back later to find out what’s going on. In fact, if you have a long-standing phone number, like we do, you may well get more of these scam calls (perhaps even many more of […]

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Microsoft warns of a large-scale BEC campaign to make gift card scam

Microsoft is warning of a large-scale BEC campaign that targeted hundreds of organizations leveraging typo-squatted domains registered days before the attacks. Business email compromise (BEC) attacks represent a serious threat for organizations worldwide, according to the annual report released by FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, the 2020 Internet Crime Report, in 2020, the IC3 received 19,369 Business Email […]

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How to Stop Your Remote Workforce from Being Hacked

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Stop using your employees as scapegoats: Change their behavior

We’ve recently witnessed large companies that were hit with major data breaches and cybersecurity incidents point the finger of blame at the lowest hanging fruit – their employees. While it’s understood that employees have a certain level of accountability when it comes to their role in the organization’s broader security strategy, it’s up to company […]

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Security awareness programs: The difference between window dressing and behavior change

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5 Top Cybersecurity Career Paths & Certifications

We are living in a world of innovations. Now, imagine innovative technologies with zero security is such a big nightmare. Cybersecurity comes here for the rescue. Cybersecurity is an immense ocean of various fields. Many skillful fishes are living in this ocean with lots of expertise. Cybersecurity is what keeps all organizations sane and safe. For that […]

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SANS Virtual Summits Will Be FREE for the Community in 2021

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Spotting a Common Scam

Spotting a Common Scam  These scams seek to collect personal information about you, often appearing to come from a real business or agency. Someone may pose as an official disaster aid worker, or send you a fraudulent COVID contact tracing email. If you receive a message with a link, you should not click it as it may download malware to your device to […]

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