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The Google Docs Phishing Scam: A Win for Security Awareness

Originally published on the Tripwire Security Awareness blog. Even if you weren’t aware of it, you likely contributed to the security awareness of the global Internet community during the first week of May. By now you’ve undoubtedly heard of the phishing scam using a phony Google Docs third-party extension. Across all sectors of social media,… Read more »

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On-Demand Webinar: Aligning Awareness to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework has become the go-to standard for structuring a cybersecurity program. But how can it be used to inspire a world-class cybersecurity awareness initiative? In our free on-demand webinar, Aligning Awareness to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, we examine how to use the Framework to guide the development of a behavior-changing employee education program. We’ll also… Read more »

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4 Things Birdwatching Can Teach About Security Awareness

Originally published on the TripWire blog.  Sometimes you find inspiration in unlikely places. Never did I think, for example, that I would be able to connect my day job as a writer in the security awareness field with a burgeoning hobby of mine: birdwatching. But the more I “birded,” the more what I learned about… Read more »

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Executive Summary: 2017 Privacy and Security Awareness in Retail

Retail organizations consistently rank as some of the most popular targets for cybercriminals. Being in the crosshairs, retail employees need to have a strong handle of cybersecurity and data privacy best practices. But do they? We wanted to find out, so we polled 847 U.S. retail employees, asking questions across eight common security and privacy risk areas. We… Read more »

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Infographic: 2017 Privacy and Security Awareness in Retail

Almost 3/4 of retail employees in a new MediaPro survey could stand to benefit from enhanced awareness of privacy and security risks. We polled 847 retail employees in the U.S. on their data privacy and cybersecurity know-how across eight common risk areas and found that: 71% were profiled as “risks” or “novices,” meaning their actions could… Read more »

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Video: Stay Safe from Spear Phishing

Have you ever received an email with legitimate and specific personal or company information, but it just felt out of place? If you have, this means you and other employees at your organization have likely experienced a spear phishing attack. Are you confident your employees know what to do next? With spear phishing attacks increasing… Read more »

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