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A Better Approach to Security Awareness

Here’s a novel (and sorely needed) approach to security awareness training – videos that users will actually want to watch. From the Hashtag Awareness website: Cyber security training videos are bad. We know, we’ve sat through them. The Hashtag Awareness

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Security Awareness Basics: Social Engineering

Are your employees part of the problem, or part of the solution? Security awareness is important for organizations of all sizes (and sometimes required by law and/or industry standards). Different organizations face different types of threats, and proper security awareness

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Security Awareness Basics: Phishing

Are your employees part of the problem, or part of the solution? Security awareness is important for organizations of all sizes (and sometimes required by law and/or industry standards). Different organizations face different types of threats, and proper security awareness

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Cyber Security Explained: Baiting

Baiting involves a piece of portable electronic storage media like a CD, laptop or USB stick drive left at or close to the target’s workplace in order to tempt the curious victim into seeing what’s on it. In effect, the

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Phone Spoofing – Yes, It Can Happen to You

By Scott Aurnou Not so long ago, a senior executive at Insurance Thought Leadership received a phone call on his smartphone in which the caller said that they were calling him back. He politely let the caller know that he

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