Behavior Change & Training

Free Tool: Security Awareness Program Vendor Scorecard

We know evaluating security awareness training options can be tricky. With all the options out there, narrowing it down to a handful of the best candidates can seem daunting. But we’re here to help.  Armed with a good understanding of the attributes of a best-of-class awareness training program (see our Best Practices Guide to Comprehensive… Read more »

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Video: Tis the Season…For Phishing!

Phishing attempts increase during the holiday season when some of us – cough, cough – are a little too “trigger happy” when clicking on e-deal or tracking our shipped packages. Hackers use seasonal gimmicks like fake package tracking URLs and fake order confirmation emails to catch targets unaware during the holidays (including on Black Friday and… Read more »

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Video: Don’t be a Security Zombie!

We often ask information security and privacy professionals what keeps them up at night. Nine out of 10 say it’s fear of Security Zombies. Okay, they don’t call them “security zombies,” but they do worry about people who put themselves or their organizations at risk by forgetting to apply some basic common sense to protecting information…. Read more »

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Video: Don’t Let Malware Spoil the Fun

Malware has kept pace with every major evolution of the internet. From emails to free games to PDFs, there are countless forms of entry points for malicious software, just waiting for a stray click. You have a handle on what it is, looks like, and where it lives – but do your employees?  Share this free animation… Read more »

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We Find Users’ Lack of Password Security Skills Disturbing

Password security is by no means a laughing matter, but many will find it hard not to snicker at the entries into the “2015 Worst Password List.” Security application provider SplashData has released its fifth annual list of the most-used passwords, based on 2 million security keys leaked through the year. The results are, well,… Read more »

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3 Reasons Why You Need Role-Based Privacy Training

Keeping employees educated on the basic threats to privacy, in addition to emerging privacy practices and changing regulations, is definitely a challenge. Unfortunately, you can’t buy behavior change in a box. Achieving that elusive outcome in your organization will require an understanding of what has been proven to work and—equally important—what doesn’t work. It’s a… Read more »

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Video: Do Your Part for Privacy

Few things can tank your organization’s reputation faster than a data breach. That’s why it’s important to regularly reinforce with your employees their role in protecting personal information. Remind employees to maintain good privacy practices in a fun, engaging way! Our privacy awareness reinforcement animation, Do Your Part for Privacy, summarizes privacy awareness basics for employees… Read more »

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Video: VPN for Safety

It’s easy to forget something you’ve only been told once! Remind employees to practice good security principles in fun and engaging ways – like MediaPro’s security reinforcement animation, VPN for Safety. This animation explains the importance of using a VPN to protect sensitive data when working offsite. MediaPro’s reinforcement resources can be branded for your organization. Contact… Read more »

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