Top Security Awareness Training Vendors

Having rigorously tailored security infrastructures is important for companies in the modern world; moreover, having a workforce that’s adequately aware of the information security paradigms, standardized practices, and possible threats is also equally important. A recommended practice is to periodically hold training sessions where employees are taught the fundamentals of information security, among other things.

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Why Does Your Organization Need Security Awareness Training?

by Claudio Dodt

Humans are the weakest link in information security. This simple and overly stated fact possibly will sound like a buzzword, but a quick glimpse at incident records, such as the famous Target case, or the more recent WannaCry massive attack, will show that even with the best technology in place, if the human factor is not taken good care of, the levels of exposition to threats, and subsequent impact, is way higher than what most would call acceptable.
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How Security Awareness Can Protect the Tech Industry

by Tahshina Mohsin

With the rise in cyberattacks every year, tech companies particularly need to secure their private infrastructures and employ effective threat intelligence. Today, it is not just about damage control but rather about preventive measures. This is why security awareness and the development of actions to mitigate threats and implement a protective strategy are critical for successful running of these tech organizations.
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Essential Information Security For Corporate Employees

By Lloyd Guyot

This paper was written to raise security awareness and provide corporate employees with essential security information that emphasizes critical issues surrounding an implementation of security best practices throughout an organization.

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Gamification of Security Awareness Campaigns

By Andrei Antipov

There are two important sides to gamification. First is the learning process itself: what learners experience when they are going through the awareness modules. The other side is gamification of your awareness campaign on the organizational level: leader boards, competition individual learners and groups, etc. In this article we will look at both sides and see how gamification can be easily and effectively incorporated into your security awareness campaigns with InfoSec Institute’s SecurityIQ.

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The NeoSens Training Method: Computer Security Awareness for a Neophyte Audience

Tiphaine Romand Latapie

This briefing will propose a new way to train a neophyte audience to the basic principles of Computer Security. The training is developed around a role playing game consisting in attacking and defending a building. A debriefing is done after the game to highlight all the similarities between the game and computer security stakes. The presentation will focus on the main feature of the training, and a white paper explaining how to conduct such a training will be available.
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Ransomware

by Susan Bradley

On a daily basis, a file gets clicked. An email attachment gets opened. A website gets browsed. Seemingly normal actions in every office, on every personal computer, can suddenly become a ransomware incident if the file or attachment or banner ad was intended to infect a system and all files that the user had access to by ransomware. What was once a rare occurrence, now impacts networks ranging from small businesses to large companies to governments.
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