Despite increased security awareness training efforts, human error is still responsible for the majority of data breaches today.
The U.S. Fire Administration's five key components of a fire safety education program serve as a useful framework for CISOs looking to boost their company's ability to respond to a cyber emergency.
With a little education and a lot of communication, security leaders can steadily reduce employee negligence over time through consistent, comprehensive awareness training.
Over the next two months, companies should educate and test their employees to prepare for the rise in phishing attacks related to benefits enrollment and holiday party and charity campaign planning.
Brad Olive has been spreading security awareness since the dawn of the internet. Today he develops personalized learning road maps aimed at various roles and user types for IBM Security Academy.
Researchers from Quick Heal Security Labs discovered a new family of ransomware that spreads via spam emails and appends the extension ".Armage" to all files it encrypts.
Malicious actors outside your organization aren't always the only ones at fault for data breaches. Comprehensive employee security training is crucial to minimize the risk of insider threats.
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.
Twenty-Seven Percent of Employees Fail Social Engineering Test, Suggesting Need for Better Cybersecurity Training
According to a recent study, 27 percent of employees failed to respond appropriately to a simulated phishing exercise, underscoring the need for better cybersecurity training.
Employees represent the first line of defense against cyberthreats, and effective security awareness training is more crucial than ever given the volatility and sophistication of the threat landscape.