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Apr24, 2019

Your Security Awareness Program: Make it personal

By |Guest Post|

User engagement represents one of the biggest challenges a security awareness program (SAP) can face. With so many processes, procedures, policies, and content being pushed to employees on a nearly daily basis, it can be an overwhelming amount of information for any individual to retain (or even care about). Knowing this, what is the best way to increase engagement? To increase the adoption rate of your program and your employees’ engagement in your monthly activities, [...]

Apr17, 2019

Security Awareness Programs: How much do they cost?

By |Guest Post|

A common misconception about security awareness programs (SAPs) is that they are expensive to implement and maintain. When you consider all the things that might be included—headcount, content creation, on-site events, SWAG, security compliance courses, and phishing assessment tools—SAPs seem like costly ventures. However, organizations both large and small can implement programs with small budgets and a little bit of creativity. Below are some creative ways to launch and maintain your program without breaking the [...]

Apr09, 2019

Cyber Disruption: How to Prepare & What to do During an Incident

By |Guest Post|

The new normal: a massive data breach impacts hundreds of thousands of people, a denial-of-service campaign disrupts operations, a ransomware attack locks up systems. In today’s climate of cyber threats, it’s only a matter of when — not if — organizations face an attack and must deal with the consequences. Preparation and response to those attacks determines their impact. Whether it be a lost laptop or a massive data breach, organizations of every industry must [...]

Apr01, 2019

Incident Response: Time Is Not On Your Side

By |Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101|

For almost three decades, the security industry has harped on incident response as the single most important security process for every organization: “See something? Hear something? Say something!” Or, “Report all potential security incidents immediately,” experts warn. But why the urgency? Why is "immediately" so necessary? Why can’t you wait until after a meeting or lunch to report an incident? Because resolution is all about time. Think about it this way: How much damage can [...]

Mar29, 2019

Women in STEM: Important statistics you need to know

By |Miscellaneous|

It's a fairly well-known fact that women are underrepresented in the worlds of science, technology, engineering, and math. Some progress has definitely been made, so let's see where the statistics stand today. Health-related sciences Women make up three out of four employees in the field of healthcare sciences today. This shows a slight increase from the 72 percent represented in 1990. Life sciences (47 percent) Women make up 47 percent of science fields [...]

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