White Paper Library
MediaPRO offers a variety of free white papers on varied cybersecurity and privacy awareness topics. Check out any of these resources below.
Security Training and Awareness Survival Guide
Get our most popular resources bundled as a comprehensive guide for those responsible for running security awareness training programs.
Security Awareness Training As A Key Element in Changing the Security Culture
Explore the state of corporate cybersecurity culture from the perspective of both IT managers and decision makers and the everyday employee in this piece of original of research from Osterman Research, co-sponsored by MediaPRO.
10 Steps to A Successful Simulated Phishing Program
This guide walks through the steps to take to establish a simulated phishing program and provides ideas for your communications plan, individual phishing campaigns, and supporting communications.
Vendor Scorecard for Training and Awareness Programs
Use this comprehensive spreadsheet matrix to identify your organizations’s requirements and how well vendors will support your program.
CCPA Privacy Training and Awareness Cheat Sheet
Download this guide to learn what the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) means for your privacy training and awareness program.
Nine Topics to Cover In Your Privacy Training and Awareness Program
Download our privacy training guide to learn the nine critical topics for effective privacy training and awareness programs.
Original Research: 2020 State of Privacy and Security Awareness
In this original research report, learn what the average employee knows, and doesn’t know, about cybersecurity and data privacy best practices.
5 Topics CCPA-Compliant Privacy Awareness Training Needs to Cover
With this white paper get the low down on five aspects of the CCPA that training aligned to the regulation should cover.
Overcoming 5 Common Objections for Security Awareness Training
Gain insight into answering five objections to investment in cybersecurity awareness training with our free white paper.
Measuring Awareness Training Success: 7 Metrics that Matter
Download our free guide to help measure the effectiveness of your security and privacy training and awareness programs.
Original Research: 2019 Eye on Privacy Report
Our 2019 Eye on Privacy Report analyzes the knowledge and opinions of 1,000 U.S. employees on data privacy best practices and provides advice on building a risk-aware culture through privacy awareness training.
4 Ways to Avoid Privacy Whack-a-Mole with Privacy Awareness Training
This white paper discusses four privacy awareness training best practices that will help you build a business-as-usual data privacy culture in your organization.
How the NIST Cybersecurity Framework Improves Security Awareness
Learn how the NIST Cybersecurity Framework can be put to work to develop best-of-breed security training and awareness programs.
To Buy or Build Awareness Training? 4 Things to Consider
This white paper discusses four things to consider when weighing the argument of buying vs. building your employee awareness training.
Battling the Forgetting Curve
This white paper lays out best practices for keeping awareness principles top of mind with your employees and ensuring they don’t forget what’s been taught.
5 Training Tactics for Achieving Behavior Change
Learn five awareness training tactics for truly changing risky employee behavior around cybersecurity and data privacy with our free white paper.
Microlearning: 4 Signposts to Guide Your Corporate Learning Strategy
Download our free white paper for tips on building microlearning strategies into your employee awareness training program.
Using Data to Inform Your Awareness Program
Explore some tips for wrangling data your organization may already collect to enhance your security or privacy employee awareness program.
A Roadmap for Planning Your Awareness Program
In our white paper, A Roadmap for Planning your Awareness Program, we discuss four key factors you’ll need to take into consideration when planning awareness program development or improvement.
5 Strategies for Improving the Effectiveness of Your Awareness Program
Don’t waste time and money on an awareness program that doesn’t yield real results. Download our white paper for tips on improving your awareness program.
A Best Practices Guide for Comprehensive Employee Awareness Programs
Read this 30-page guide for what you need to know to develop comprehensive employee cybersecurity and data privacy awareness programs.
Original Research: An Executive Summary on the 2018 State of Privacy and Security Awareness in Government
Learn the state of cybersecurity and data privacy knowledge at U.S. government organizations with this original research executive summary.
Original Research: 2018 State of Privacy and Security Awareness Report
Explore the state of employee knowledge in cybersecurity and data privacy, and key industry insights to reduce the human risk within your organization in our third annual original research report.
Expert Insights on Vendor Selection & GDPR Compliance
In this Q&A, privacy professionals outline how the GDPR changes vendor relationships, selecting vendors to assist with GDPR compliance, and more.
Drowning in Phishing
This resource explores how mere simulated phishing attacks may not be all they’re cracked up to be and why a comprehensive, multi-topic security awareness approach is the best method for reducing employee-related risk.
17 Things Every CFO Should Know About the Human Side of Cybersecurity
Download this white paper to gain valuable talking points for making the financial case for a cybersecurity awareness training program.
Original Research: 2018 on Privacy Report
Our 2018 Eye on Privacy Report analyzes the knowledge and opinions of 1,000 U.S. employees on data privacy best practices.
Original Research: 2017 State of Privacy and Security Awareness Report
Explore average employee knowledge across a variety of different risk areas with the second edition of our original research report.
PCI Compliance: Employee Awareness is Key
Learn how to effectively implement PCI training with our free white paper, which covers the role of security awareness in PCI compliance and best practices.
The GDPR Cheat Sheet for Cybersecurity Professionals
Download our free GDPR Cheat Sheet for Cybersecurity Professionals for a primer on this landmark EU regulation from an InfoSec perspective.
Original Research: 2016 State of Privacy and Security Awareness Report
Explore average employee knowledge across a variety of different risk areas with the first edition of our original research report.