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Information Security, Lizards, and Elephants

Achieving security awareness is really about the art and science of behavior modification—turning mindless habits into mindfulness. And, as you might expect, mindfulness begins with … the mind. Today we’re entering a golden age of neurology, and its many developments are not lost on heads-up corporate executives seeking to advance their market positions. In fact,… Read more »

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Video: Free Privacy Awareness Animation

We have put together this short privacy awareness video to help you reinforce your message about protecting personal information. Our goal for this video was simple: cover the critical things that every employee should know about protecting personal information (PII) in around one minute. Our belief is that you should provide annual privacy awareness training to be… Read more »

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You Can’t Put a Firewall on Everything

One of the signs of a privacy and security awareness program that is working is an increase in the reporting of security-related events by the organization’s employees. In fact, it’s one of several good awareness metrics for measuring the effectiveness of a security program. That matters because there are many aspects of an organization’s security… Read more »

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It’s the User …

User education and its impact on security, and security awareness, is in the news again. Gartner’s recent Nexus of Forces report (link below) describes the “convergence and mutual reinforcement” of four interdependent trends: social media, mobile, the cloud, and information. And what’s driving this convergence? The behaviors of users. It’s a development that is, according… Read more »

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E-Learning Brings Big Returns in EMR Implementation

Implementing a new electronic medical records (EMR) system is a big task for any major healthcare provider, but the Director of Education, Communications, and Support at Swedish Medical Center was determined to make it work to her advantage. Her goal was to utilize e-Learning delivery to reduce training time costs, create a consistent experience, and… Read more »

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Custom Training Case Study: EMRs, Training, and Culture Change

When GroupHealth Cooperative began their transition to a new electronic medical records (EMR) system, they knew it meant more than just a software installation–it meant changing the culture around how physicians, nurses, and other staff performed their jobs. GroupHealth is a consumer-governed, nonprofit health care system that coordinates care and coverage. The GroupHealth multi-partner healthcare system serve… Read more »

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What’s My Motivation? Part I

What’s the difference between holding that door open for a stranger or checking their badge? Between using a complex password or reusing the same old password you’ve had for years? Ultimately, it’s motivation—the belief that your actions in support of a secure workplace matter and merit changes in behavior. Much is made of motivation in… Read more »

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Video: Another Phishy Email

Our most popular video!  We’ve all received them in our inbox: those phishy e-mails that are almost credible enough to get you to click the link. Most are benign, but others are not so innocent. These phishing scams can download malware that tricks people into giving away sensitive company information … and can lead to… Read more »

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