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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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Resource Toolkit: Cybercrime and Real Behavior Change

“Knowing is half the battle.” It’s true in the world of 80s-era G.I. Joe cartoons, and it’s true in the world of cybersecurity awareness. A well-informed workforce can be your last line of defense against the rising tide of cybercrime. Educate employees on best practices for thwarting cyberattacks with our free Cybercrime and Real Behavior Change… Read more »

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Infographic: 2017 Privacy and Security Awareness in Healthcare

Only 28% of healthcare employees demonstrated the privacy and security awareness to prevent incidents that could lead to the exposure of protected health information (PHI) and other forms of personal data, according to a recent MediaPro survey. We polled 850 healthcare employees across the U.S. and found that: 18% were considered risks, meaning their lack of… Read more »

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On-Demand Webinar: Effective Security Awareness Training for Millennials

Listen to our free on-demand webinar to learn how to present cybersecurity best practices to your millennial workforce with training and education that speaks directly to them. Join MediaPro instructional designer Jeff Morgenroth and simulated phishing expert Mike Defoe at as they discuss how to make security awareness training and simulated phishing campaigns that effectively reach your… Read more »

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5 Signs Your Cybersecurity Awareness Program Is Paying Off

Originally posted on TripWire’s State of Security blog. Not too long ago, a client of ours who had just released a dynamic new cybersecurity awareness course told me how blown away he was with the response they were getting. His inbox was full of compliments, and his colleagues wanted to duplicate his training success in… Read more »

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Reaching the Cybersecurity Tipping Point

Originally posted on Network World Remember that moment when you really committed yourself to solid security and privacy practices? The moment when you committed to never clicking on a link you weren’t sure about, to always checking for badges on people coming in the door, to always using your password manager to create a complex password?… Read more »

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How to Get the Most Out of Simulated Phishing Campaigns

Someday, maybe on a day just like today, your employees will get a phishing email. The sheer number of such emails zipping around cyberspace guarantees this. Analysts from the Anti-Phishing Working Group recorded more than 1.2 million phishing attacks in all of 2016. That’s an increase of 56% from the year before, and the most… Read more »

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The Next Wave for Cybersecurity Awareness

This article was originally published on the TripWire blog. The annual RSA Conference is a lot of things to a lot of people (43,000 this year!). For me, it’s become an annual opportunity to step out of the stream and to look back at what has happened in the last year and peer forward at… Read more »

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