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Building a Security Awareness Program

At the second annual Infosecurity North America conference at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York, Tom Brennan, US chairman, CREST International, moderated a panel called Securing the Workforce: Building, Maintaining and Measuring

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Despite rise in security awareness, employees’ poor security habits are getting worse

Despite an increased focus on cybersecurity awareness in the workplace, employees’ poor cybersecurity habits are getting worse, compounded by the speed and complexity of the digital transformation. Of the 1,600 global employees Vanson

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Employees’ Poor Security Habits Getting Worse, Survey Finds

New research from SailPoint has revealed that poor staff cybersecurity behaviors within organizations are getting worse, despite a greater focus on security awareness in the workplace. The firm quizzed 1600 global employees,

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What is a Security Token? A Comprehensive Guide to How They Work and Their Impact

There’s been a lot of talk about security tokens recently. But what is a security token in the first place? How do they work? And how might they impact your

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Why a Dog Bite is a Lesson in Handling Cyberattacks

A few weekends ago, my dog bit me. In his defense, it was dark and I had tackled him unexpectedly to stop him from walking off our under-construction, railing-less deck.

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Laziness is a Wonderful Motivator in Security

One of my favorite English-language proverbs states: “necessity is the mother of invention.” The Oxford dictionary explains the meaning of this proverb as: “when the need for something becomes imperative,

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The Seven Leading Security Gaps in Industrial Environments

October is officially National Cyber Security Awareness month, and this year one of the program’s key messages is working together to secure critical infrastructure from cyber threats.  Clearly, security weaknesses

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Wider breach awareness fosters more security conversations

Focal Point Data Risk released the second annual Cyber Balance Sheet Report, a closely watched research study using in-depth surveys and interviews of corporate board members and CISOs to offer a rare

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States Average a C- in Election Security

Results of the Election Cybersecurity Scorecard, published by the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), found that states average a C- in election security. In a live webcast from the CSIS headquarters today, panelists

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Destructive Cyberattacks Spiked in Q3

Instead of simply fleeing when discovered, adversaries are actively engaging with incident response teams, a new Carbon Black study finds. New data gathered from more than three dozen providers of