We often ask information security and privacy professionals what keeps them up at night. Nine out of 10 say it’s fear of Security Zombies.
Okay, they don’t call them “security zombies,” but they do worry about people who put themselves or their organizations at risk by forgetting to apply some basic common sense to protecting information.
In our short animation, available below, the lack of basic cybersecurity know-how is personified in the form of mindless, shuffling creatures taking the scariest actions imaginable. These beasts were once thoughtful Internet or technology users who were turned after a just a few preventable mistakes.
From clicking on phishing emails to leaving personal information unsecured, the video explores the variety of dangers a lack of security awareness can pose.
It’s easy to make mistakes: clicked on a bad link, maybe, or reused a simple password because a person is in a hurry. Hopefully your employees have learned… haven’t they? If you have doubts, we’re here to help.
Remind your employees not to brainlessly click on phishing emails, leave their laptops or mobile devices in unsecured locations, or fall for social engineer attempts with our security education reinforcement animation.
Enjoy, and Happy Halloween!