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4 Things Birdwatching Can Teach About Security Awareness

Originally published on the TripWire blog.  Sometimes you find inspiration in unlikely places. Never did I think, for example, that I would be able to connect my day job as a writer in the security awareness field with a burgeoning hobby of mine: birdwatching. But the more I “birded,” the more what I learned about… Read more »

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Executive Summary: 2017 Privacy and Security Awareness in Retail

Retail organizations consistently rank as some of the most popular targets for cybercriminals. Being in the crosshairs, retail employees need to have a strong handle of cybersecurity and data privacy best practices. But do they? We wanted to find out, so we polled 847 U.S. retail employees, asking questions across eight common security and privacy risk areas. We… Read more »

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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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MediaPro Announces New GDPR Privacy Awareness Solution

MediaPro has launched an industry-first General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Privacy Awareness Solution, directly helping companies to comply with one of the most significant data privacy regulatory updates in recent years. The EU’s GDPR, which will go into effect May 2018, affects any company that handles the personal data of EU citizens, whether at an… 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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