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.
A safer internet starts with us all. What will you pledge to do this Safer Internet Day to help raise security awareness and promote a better browsing experience for our children?
CTRL-ALT-DELETE Before You Leave Your Seat! Security Awareness and Training Through Positive Reinforcement
Security leaders should infuse positive reinforcement into their security awareness and training programs to encourage users to adopt best practices.
A survey revealed that while security awareness differs among users in the U.S. and U.K. in a variety of areas, both populations have a long way to go.
Psychological security refers to the notion that to defend a network against threats, security professionals must be able to think like cybercriminals.