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The Silver Lining on a Ransomware Attack

Originally published on Network World. I wouldn’t wish a ransomware attack on anyone. A particularly destructive form of malware, ransomware has made a name for itself this year as one of the internet’s top threats. A recent survey revealed that half of companies had responded to a ransomware attack, with 85 percent reporting three or… Read more »

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Time for HIPAA Compliance to Meet Security Awareness?

When it comes to HIPAA violations, the federal government does not mess around. A recent case in point: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights (OCR), which enforces HIPAA rules and tracks health information data breaches, settled a HIPAA violation case with the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass) to the… Read more »

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On-Demand Webinar: What’s the Deal with Microlearning?

2017 is quickly approaching, and microlearning has already established itself as one of the hottest trends in adult learning – finally! Trust us – in MediaPro’s 20+ years in the learning industry, we figured out long ago that one of the most important parts of corporate learning strategy is balancing vital information against employees’ attention spans. As security and privacy… Read more »

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Executive Summary: 2016 State of Privacy and Security Awareness

How does your employees’ awareness compare to a sampling of the general population? Read the free executive summary of our 2016 State of Privacy and Security Awareness Report to find out! Download Report We tested survey-takers’ knowledge across eight different risk areas. We then assigned them one of three different risk profiles, which indicate the survey-taker’s privacy… 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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On-Demand Webinar: The 2016 State of Privacy and Security Awareness

Our 2016 State of Privacy and Security Awareness Report found that 88% of employees lack the necessary awareness to stop preventable privacy and security incidents. Hear more about these results from MediaPro’s Chief Strategist Tom Pendergast (PhD), one of the designers of the survey, with our free, on-demand webinar. It’s available to watch anytime. Watch Webinar… Read more »

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2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Vendors

For the third year in a row, MediaPro has been named a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training (CBT) vendors. Gartner has consistently recognized MediaPro for its ability to execute and completeness of vision compared to other vendors, noting MediaPro offers “one of the most flexible integrated content solutions within… Read more »

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