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Report: 6 in 10 US-based Employees Unaware of GDPR

With just five months remaining until the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, new research from MediaPro shows more than half of US-based employees have never heard of the forthcoming regulation. With 54 percent of U.S. companies citing GDPR readiness as a top priority, this lack of understanding among the average U.S…. 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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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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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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The Story Behind the Report: The 2016 State of Privacy and Security Awareness

Our 2016 State of Privacy & Security Awareness Report infographic and executive summary laid out the high-level stats from our recent awareness knowledge survey of more than 1,000 employees from organizations worldwide. But knowing the story behind the statistics can make all the difference when improving your awareness program. See real-life scenarios illustrating how risks can manifest in your… Read more »

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White Paper: Battling the Forgetting Curve

Have you ever had a pop quiz on something you’ve only heard once? With once-a-year awareness training, that’s exactly what you’re asking employees to do: remember details about identifying phishing emails, how to manage personal information, and more at the drop of a hat when a risky situation arises. No matter how good your training is, it… Read more »

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Executive Summary: 2016 State of Privacy and Security Awareness

How does your employees’ awareness compare to a sampling of the general population? Read the free executive summary of our 2016 State of Privacy and Security Awareness Report to find out! Download Report We tested survey-takers’ knowledge across eight different risk areas. We then assigned them one of three different risk profiles, which indicate the survey-taker’s privacy… Read more »

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