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MediaPro’s Cybersecurity Pledge

As part of our ongoing campaign to recognize and promote National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), we’ve developed a Cybersecurity Pledge designed to be taken and shared with colleagues, employees, and friends. NCSAM may have inspired the Pledge, but it’s meant to be shared this month and far beyond! When personal data and other valuable… Read more »

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8 Tips for a Cybersecure NCSAM

National Cyber Security Awareness Month is well underway! Are you sick of cybersecurity advice yet? We certainly hope not! A cybersecure workforce does not come from a one-and-done approach to teaching security best practices. Repetition is the name of the game, something we’ve made the case for time and again. As part of our NCSAM… Read more »

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NCSAM Week 1: Keeping Safe from Cybercrime

Phishing, malware, and social engineering continue to top the charts as the most popular attack vectors in the cybercrime world. If an organization was exploited in 2016, there’s a good chance it was via one of these methods.  In 2016, 1 in 14 users clicked on a phishing email. What’s more, cybercriminals are augmenting the wide-net… Read more »

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Report: 7 in 10 Employees Struggle with Cyber Awareness

Seven in 10 employees lack the awareness to stop preventable cybersecurity incidents, according to the second-annual State of Privacy and Security Awareness Report, released this week by MediaPro. For the second year in a row, the average survey respondent achieved a “Novice” score, showing the average survey respondent is dangerously close to one wrong decision… Read more »

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How to Use MediaPro’s Awareness IQ Survey

Knowing What Your Employees Don’t Know About Cybersecurity and Data Privacy   “What you don’t know can’t hurt you,” has never been true in the InfoSec world. Think of any recent headline-making data breach where foreknowledge could have prevented disaster. The Equifax fiasco comes to mind. The latest reports indicate that an unpatched software vulnerability… Read more »

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Two Live Webinars Set for NCSAM 2017

We’re pleased to feature two live webinars as part of our 2017 National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) activities. Whether you’re interested in the findings of our latest State of Privacy and Security Awareness Report, or want best-practice tips for building a comprehensive security awareness program, MediaPro has your back.  Learn more below: The 2017… Read more »

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Get Ready for National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) starts in October. Are you and your organization ready? If not, MediaPro has got your back! We have a full month’s worth of webinars, resources, and content planned to help keep you and your employees cybersecure! We’re delivering stellar content designed to both be shared with your employee populations… Read more »

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Spear Phishing: A Quick Guide to Avoiding the Bait

You work in your company’s finance department, making sure all the bills get paid on time. You’re wrapping up your day and about to put your computer to sleep for the evening when a new email pops up. It’s from your boss, and it looks urgent. She’s asking for the necessary information to transfer some… Read more »

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On-Demand Webinar: Keeping Users Off the Spear Phishing Hook

Watch our free on-demand webinar to explore user-based ways to combat one of the most pervasive cyberthreats today: Spear phishing. More than ever, IT security teams are running simulated phishing campaigns and deploying end-user security awareness training to reduce their exposure to phishing threats. Despite this, phishing emails were still the primary suspect in more… Read more »

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Infographic: State of Privacy and Security Awareness in Education

Educational institutes face a huge challenge against cybercrime. With a vast amount of financial, medical, and personal information all available in one place, there needs to be increased cybersecurity and data privacy measures to safeguard against potential security and privacy incidents. And like other types of organizations, an educational institution’s employees are a key line… Read more »

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