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Get Ready for National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) starts in October. Are you and your organization ready? If not, MediaPro has got your back! We have a full month’s worth of webinars, resources, and content planned to help keep you and your employees cybersecure! We’re delivering stellar content designed to both be shared with your employee populations… Read more »

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Submissions Now Open for 2017 MediaPro Awareness Program Excellence Awards

We’re pleased to announce the launch of MediaPro’s new Awareness Program Excellence Awards to recognize exemplary employee awareness initiatives. At a time when 43 percent of breaches examined by the 2017 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) could have been prevented by knowledgeable employees, comprehensive awareness programs in the arenas of cybersecurity and data privacy… Read more »

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Call for Speakers: MediaPro’s Northwest Security Awareness Forum

Are you responsible for security awareness at your organization? Have you crafted a stellar awareness initiative and want to share your success and best practices with your peers? Then the 2017 Northwest Security Awareness Forum (NWSAF17) is for you! MediaPro is hosting NWSAF17 to bring together risk-conscious security leaders in the Pacific Northwest for engaging… Read more »

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Spear Phishing: A Quick Guide to Avoiding the Bait

You work in your company’s finance department, making sure all the bills get paid on time. You’re wrapping up your day and about to put your computer to sleep for the evening when a new email pops up. It’s from your boss, and it looks urgent. She’s asking for the necessary information to transfer some… Read more »

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White Paper: PCI Compliance: Employee Awareness is Key

PCI security compliance provides an outstanding vehicle for developing the kinds of security-aware habits that will have positive ripple effects throughout the organization. PCI-DSS Requirement 12 covers more than simply setting policies: it also requires organizations to train their staff on information security and reinforce that training on a regular basis. Achieving and maintaining a… Read more »

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On-Demand Webinar: Keeping Users Off the Spear Phishing Hook

Watch our free on-demand webinar to explore user-based ways to combat one of the most pervasive cyberthreats today: Spear phishing. More than ever, IT security teams are running simulated phishing campaigns and deploying end-user security awareness training to reduce their exposure to phishing threats. Despite this, phishing emails were still the primary suspect in more… Read more »

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Infographic: State of Privacy and Security Awareness in Education

Educational institutes face a huge challenge against cybercrime. With a vast amount of financial, medical, and personal information all available in one place, there needs to be increased cybersecurity and data privacy measures to safeguard against potential security and privacy incidents. And like other types of organizations, an educational institution’s employees are a key line… Read more »

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Why Your C-Suite Needs Security Awareness Training

Originally published on the Tripwire Security Awareness blog.  “My C-level doesn’t understand that they’re being directly targeted – help me scare them!” Such was the request aimed at one of my colleagues at a cybersecurity conference not too long ago. Being in the security awareness industry, it’s not uncommon for others to solicit our feedback… Read more »

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