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Joan Goodchild

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Joan is an award-winning veteran journalist, editor, writer, researcher. She is a seasoned correspondent covering the security industry with deep contacts and knowledge of the topics important to security professionals. Joan spent nine years at CSO Online, including four years acting as editor-in-chief.

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4 Social Engineering Tricks That Fool Unsuspecting Employees

Explore some of the most common social engineering tricks used to fool employees into handing over access to sensitive data. These include phishing, tailgating and social media pretexting.

Ready to Try Threat Modeling? Avoid These 4 Common Missteps

Avoid these common threat-modeling missteps. Threat modeling can help you identify and prioritize the risks to your organization — but if done incorrectly, it can leave you defenseless.

4 Essentials for Effective Security Awareness Training

Awareness experts weigh in about the essential elements for an awareness program that keeps users engaged — and helps them identify major threats to an organization's security posture.