Privacy Awareness

Report: 6 in 10 US-based Employees Unaware of GDPR

With just five months remaining until the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, new research from MediaPro shows more than half of US-based employees have never heard of the forthcoming regulation. With 54 percent of U.S. companies citing GDPR readiness as a top priority, this lack of understanding among the average U.S…. Read more »

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On-Demand Webinar: Talking to Your C-Suite About the GDPR

The May 2018 deadline for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance is fast approaching. Do you need some talking points to get the ball rolling with your executives? Join privacy expert Richard Purcell for our free, on-demand webinar How to Talk to Your C-Suite About the GDPR as he discusses the people, policies, process, and technology changes… Read more »

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Video: The Wi-Fi Drifter

Her hand is never far from her trusty mobile device; her eye ever watchful for thieves. Her devices are never unattended, or out of sight. This is the story of the Wi-Fi Drifter. With the holidays coming up and your employees inevitably traveling near and far, we wanted to pass along one of our newest… Read more »

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Infographic: 3 PII Phishing Tactics to Look Out For

Personally identifiable information (PII) is some of the most valuable data that cybercriminals go after. With a Social Security number and birthdate, an industrious hacker could take control of nearly all aspects of your or a coworker’s life. With this much up for grabs, cybercriminals are turning to the keepers of this data—you, your employees… Read more »

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The Silver Lining on the Equifax Breach

A version of this article originally appeared in CSO Online By any measure, the Equifax data breach was and is a disaster. Most importantly, it exposed the data of 143 million American consumers, which could cause years of trouble for all involved. It also revealed all too clearly the tenuous protections provided for consumer data… Read more »

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Winners Announced in MediaPro Awareness Program Excellence Awards

The results are in! We’re pleased to announce the winners of our first-ever Awareness Program Excellence Awards, acknowledging five companies for their work producing security and privacy awareness programs worthy of recognition. The winners and honorable mentions for 2017 are: Vakrangee Limited, Winner in the category of Small Organizations (1-1,500 employees) Encore Capital Group (ECG),… Read more »

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Report: 7 in 10 Employees Struggle with Cyber Awareness

Seven in 10 employees lack the awareness to stop preventable cybersecurity incidents, according to the second-annual State of Privacy and Security Awareness Report, released this week by MediaPro. For the second year in a row, the average survey respondent achieved a “Novice” score, showing the average survey respondent is dangerously close to one wrong decision… Read more »

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