Thought Leadership

The Google Docs Phishing Scam: A Win for Security Awareness

Originally published on the Tripwire Security Awareness blog. Even if you weren’t aware of it, you likely contributed to the security awareness of the global Internet community during the first week of May. By now you’ve undoubtedly heard of the phishing scam using a phony Google Docs third-party extension. Across all sectors of social media,… Read more »

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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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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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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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