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Why security awareness programs fail

Why security awareness programs fail

My vision: To help every individual learn to manage cyber risks. After a decade of teaching security awareness, I created a platform.Based on working with many customers, I found several reasons why security awareness programs often struggled or failed: 1. Employees...

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The five elements of security awareness engagement

The five elements of security awareness engagement

There are five elements of security awareness engagement:1. Initial engagement 2. Sustained focus 3. Motivation to complete a unit 4. Peer pressure to improve 5. Motivation to practice decision-making Without each of these, there can be no expectation that employees...

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Why technology alone cannot protect you from cyber risks

Why technology alone cannot protect you from cyber risks

Will technology alone ever solve all security problems? People are almost always needed to make our business systems work. What kinds of human decisions can never be replaced? There are several situations where humans and technology need to interact: Routine system...

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Use breach stories to analyze and communicate cyber risks

Use breach stories to analyze and communicate cyber risks

To analyze a cyber risk you don't need to be technical. But you need to identify some key elements. Here's a mini-lesson that vaguely references a bad 1980s movie:The 3 key elements of cyber risk: The type of information, system or asset impacted The method of attack...

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Avoid cyber scams by using the tool of mindfulness

Avoid cyber scams by using the tool of mindfulness

Interruptions put us in a vulnerable state for cyber scams. We are programmed to "DO things" rather than "NOT do things". Getting the job done is important, but at what cost?The key reason we are tricked by phishing and cyber scams is that we're trying to do our...

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3 ways to reduce the risk of cyber attacks

3 ways to reduce the risk of cyber attacks

One bad click can cost our businesses millions. "Work From Home" created the 'perfect storm' for cybercriminals.Small enterprises, financial, and healthcare were the first ones hit. But, software, manufacturing, legal, governments and many other industries are now at...

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How team collaboration can reduce cyber security risks

How team collaboration can reduce cyber security risks

We need a way to warn each other about scams. Attackers can target many, and can catch one in minutes.Without an easy and fast way to share and check scam information: somebody is likely to fall for one people won't know what to look for at the moment they are...

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Scams to be aware of this tax season

Scams to be aware of this tax season

Make sure your friends, family and co-workers know to be skeptical of any unexpected calls or emails regarding tax their tax filings, to avoid being scammed. Fear of being penalized is often an effective emotional trigger used by attackers. But you should double-check...

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5-Day Challenge Winners

5-Day Challenge Winners

We had another great week of the 5-Day Challenge this week. Participants did a 3-minute challenge exercise each day.Congratulations to ldfranks who came in 1st place, with honorable mention to mind34 and smfranks (maybe a family connection there?). We'll be doing one...

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