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5 Cybersecurity Best Practices For Planning Ahead

Putting best practices in place is the most efficient way to combat cybersecurity threats. But that’s easier said than done, as there are a lot of forces working against our best efforts. The talent shortage looms the largest; there simply aren’t enough qualified cybersecurity experts out there to provide organizations a strong foundation. Witho
Publish At:2021-01-14 19:59 | Read:177 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Services Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Training Incid

How Working From Home Has Changed Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Some of the most surprising news coming out of 2020 — a year when it seemed like there was a major breaking story every day — is the number of data breaches decreased during the first nine months of the year.  This is the exact opposite of what experts expected. The security concerns as millions of workers moved from on-site to a remote wor
Publish At:2021-01-08 11:53 | Read:107 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Services Cybersecurity Training Security Awareness

How a Cybersecurity Training Program Can Recruit From Inside Your Business

The cybersecurity industry is facing a shortage of trained and experienced professionals. Schools, universities and organizations are doing amazing things to encourage the next generation to pursue a cybersecurity career. However, there is still a huge cybersecurity talent shortage. With the right training, this can change. It is clear that organizations re
Publish At:2020-11-24 11:35 | Read:351 | Comments:0 | Tags:Incident Response Security Intelligence & Analytics Security

Training Trainers: How IBM Uses Data Breach Simulations to Build Real-World Competency

Threat intelligence and response teams need to be ready to respond to an increasing barrage of risks and changes. To be exact, this is where breach-and-attack-simulation (BAS) comes in. Most groups use BAS platforms to validate security controls against various types of data breaches. Meanwhile, IBM Security saw that it could also be very useful as a t
Publish At:2020-10-21 08:34 | Read:305 | Comments:0 | Tags:Incident Response Security Services cyber resilience cyberse

Cybersecurity Awareness: 6 Myths And How To Combat Them

National Cybersecurity Awareness month is upon us. And, so is the opportunity to look at what common C-suite misconceptions could be handcuffing security awareness efforts.  As we enter the back half of 2020, now is the time to look at myths and highlight their relevancy in this chaotic year. Which myths are in the modern threat landscape? An
Publish At:2020-10-07 09:34 | Read:514 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Incident Response Risk Management Cybersecurity cyberse

Integrating Security Awareness Training Into Employee Onboarding

Training your team on security awareness is an essential part of a successful security program. And, new employee onboarding is an optimal time to introduce your staff to your security best practices. This is in large part due to the fact that they likely won’t know your company’s protocols for secure information nor how to securely navigate int
Publish At:2020-10-01 09:16 | Read:394 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Identity & Access Risk Management Cybersecurity Trainin

Phishers spoof reliable cybersecurity training company to garner clicks

“It happens to the best of us.” And, indeed, no adage is better suited to a phishing campaign that recently made headlines. Fraudsters used the brand, KnowBe4—a trusted cybersecurity company that offers security awareness training for organizations—to gain recipients’ trust, their Microsoft Outlook credentials, and other personally identifi
Publish At:2020-09-30 12:27 | Read:604 | Comments:0 | Tags:Scams Cofense cybersecurity training KnowBe4 phishing phishi

Back to Basics: Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity at Work

The importance of security culture can be seen now more than ever. Many of us work remotely; there are app concerns; and the lines between personal and business use of devices and networks are blurred, challenging our cyber resilience. Therefore, despite all the great tools, frameworks and protective measures in place, we need to ensure people are doin
Publish At:2020-09-16 09:33 | Read:561 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Data Protection Security Services cybersecurity educati

Creating a Cybersecurity Culture Starts With Your Team

As cyberattacks become more prevalent and sophisticated, companies must put more faith in their employees to make sure they don’t put data at risk or fall victim to ransomware. But, employees are busier than ever. And, creating a cybersecurity culture at work becomes both more important and more challenging when employees work at home. Creating a stro
Publish At:2020-09-09 13:18 | Read:545 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Data Protection Security Services Cybersecurity Trainin

Why Cyber Ranges Are Effective To Train Your Teams

Cyber ranges may be one of the most effective ways to train IT professionals in defending against cyber attacks. The virtual environments deliver simulated real-world attacks that test multiple dimensions and stakeholders within diverse environments. Cybersecurity teams can use cyber ranges to practice defending against simulated threats in immersive trainin
Publish At:2020-07-20 08:40 | Read:604 | Comments:0 | Tags:Advanced Threats Incident Response Cloud Security Cybersecur

How Human Security Investments Created a Global Culture of Accountability at ADP

Practice doesn’t necessarily make perfect, but it can lead to improvement. Quality practice is key in matters of human security, and the right quantity of practice can also make a significant difference when it comes to shifting mindsets and behavior. “Scientists believe that expert-level performance is primarily the result of expert-level practi
Publish At:2020-03-04 13:39 | Read:1029 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Artificial Intelligence (AI) Chief Information Security

A Road Map for Better Government Cybersecurity From North Dakota

Imagine the impact on the government cybersecurity landscape if the mantra for every U.S. state were something like, “Every student, every school, cyber-educated.” It’s the first I’ve heard about an objective this bold, and it comes from a state that gets little media exposure: North Dakota. The small Great Plains state has establishe
Publish At:2020-02-25 08:22 | Read:1958 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government Artificial Intelligence (AI) Cybersecurity Jobs C

Cyber insurance: here to stay, whether we like it or not

Cyber insurance has been a big talking point in infosec circles for many months now. We’ve mentioned it in passing ourselves a few times, usually in relation to ransomware attacks. This isn’t surprising; ransomware may not be the threat that brought cyber insurance to life, but it absolutely helped to supercharge it. Depending on where in the world you resid
Publish At:2019-10-10 11:20 | Read:1770 | Comments:0 | Tags:Ransomware backups claims cyber insurance cybersecurity poli

Security Awareness Training Is a Team Effort

A security awareness program is a critical part of any security strategy. It is not enough to simply hold everyone in the organization accountable. Chief information security officers (CISOs) must first train employees to practice proactive, conscientious security behaviors by convincing them that security affects them directly, not just the business. Buildi
Publish At:2017-10-31 05:50 | Read:4312 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Cybersecurity

It Takes All Kinds: Identifying New Sources of Cybersecurity Talent

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) highlights important security issues to help governments, businesses and individuals improve their online hygiene. One critical area to consider is the growing shortage of qualified security professionals, which is projected to reach 6 million unfilled positions across the globe by 2019. There are plenty of opp
Publish At:2017-10-27 14:00 | Read:4164 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Cybersecurity Jobs Cybersecurity Training Education Pro

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