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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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Infographic: How to Spot a Phishy Email

Have you ever gotten an email that just didn’t seem right? An email that was worded oddly, had misspellings, or was threatening? Chances are you have, and chances are that was a phishing attempt. In 2016, 1 in 14 users “took the bait” and clicked on a link or opened an attachment in a phishy… Read more »

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The Privacy Paradox: GDPR Compliance in the U.S.

Originally published in Venture Beat. Figure this one out: Just shy of 100% of U.S.-based privacy professionals believe that the importance and complexity of managing privacy in their organizations is increasing. Similar numbers (97%!) acknowledge that they will increase their investment in managing privacy. Yet fully 61% of these same professionals acknowledge that they have… Read more »

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5 Signs You Just Got a Phishing Email

“I don’t know why you unethical f–kers think you can get away with this.” Pretty shocking, right? That was one of the more memorable phishing email subject lines my colleagues recently spotted in their work inbox. This particular attempt went on to ask why the sender wouldn’t pay an “invoice” attached to the email. Our… Read more »

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On-Demand Webinar: The Human Side of GDPR Readiness

In our on-demand webinar, join Forrester analyst Enza Iannopollo and MediaPro’s Chief Strategist Tom Pendergast as they discuss how to address one of your biggest risks as you ready your organization to comply with the GDPR: your employees. With the looming threat of fines totaling $21.5 million or 4% of a company’s global revenues, there’s an… Read more »

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Video: Software Updates

Much of the world found out the hard way in May 2017 that they should always keep their software up to date. The WannaCry ransomware attack exploited Windows-powered PCs that weren’t running updated software to protect their systems. Software updates will frequently include patches for newly discovered security vulnerabilities cybercriminals are anxious to exploit. Unfortunately, industry research… Read more »

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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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On-Demand Webinar: Aligning Awareness to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework has become the go-to standard for structuring a cybersecurity program. But how can it be used to inspire a world-class cybersecurity awareness initiative? In our free on-demand webinar, Aligning Awareness to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, we examine how to use the Framework to guide the development of a behavior-changing employee education program. We’ll also… Read more »

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