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NCSAM Week 3: Security Awareness for Tomorrow’s Employee

In 2016, 42% of user clicks on malicious URLs came from mobile devices. Mobile security presents one of the biggest risks IT organizations have faced in the past ten years. It’s a trend that is driving control out of the hands of IT and directly into the hands of far less security-competent people. Use of smartphones, notebooks, tablets,… Read more »

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NCSAM Week 2: Planning for a Security-Aware Workforce

Practicing good cybersecurity habits is not just limited to the cybersecurity personnel at your organization. As our partners at the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) put it, cybersecurity is “a shared responsibility among all employees.” The best way to make sure every one of your employees or coworkers knows their role in your cybersecurity posture? A sound… 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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Free Tool: Security Awareness Program Vendor Scorecard

We know evaluating security awareness training options can be tricky. With all the options out there, narrowing it down to a handful of the best candidates can seem daunting. But we’re here to help.  Armed with a good understanding of the attributes of a best-of-class awareness training program (see our Best Practices Guide to Comprehensive… 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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White Paper: PCI Compliance: Employee Awareness is Key

PCI security compliance provides an outstanding vehicle for developing the kinds of security-aware habits that will have positive ripple effects throughout the organization. PCI-DSS Requirement 12 covers more than simply setting policies: it also requires organizations to train their staff on information security and reinforce that training on a regular basis. Achieving and maintaining a… 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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