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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: 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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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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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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Executive Summary: 2017 Privacy and Security Awareness in Retail

Retail organizations consistently rank as some of the most popular targets for cybercriminals. Being in the crosshairs, retail employees need to have a strong handle of cybersecurity and data privacy best practices. But do they? We wanted to find out, so we polled 847 U.S. retail employees, asking questions across eight common security and privacy risk areas. We… 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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Video: Stay Safe from Spear Phishing

Have you ever received an email with legitimate and specific personal or company information, but it just felt out of place? If you have, this means you and other employees at your organization have likely experienced a spear phishing attack. Are you confident your employees know what to do next? With spear phishing attacks increasing… 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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