Security News

Cybersecurity awareness is one of the skills needed for a post-pandemic economy
2021-08-31 03:00

"Digital collaboration" and "Critical thinking" are among the modern skills workers need for the post-pandemic economy, according to a new report. Technology skills Digital collaboration - less than half of workers have been given sufficient training on relevant coworking tools.

SMEs awareness of GDPR is high, but few adhere to its legal requirements
2021-08-16 03:00

85 percent of the small- to medium-sized enterprises in the UK are familiar with GDPR, but more than half are still not cleaning their data and therefore not adhering to the GDPR's legal requirements, a REaD Group survey reveals. The survey of 1,110 SMEs also revealed that only 40 percent hold their customer and prospect data in a CRM or other database: a surprisingly low figure given that businesses need to maintain contact with their customers for sales and marketing purposes, and never more so than over the past 15 months.

Product showcase: ESET Cybersecurity Awareness Training
2021-07-14 05:00

With 30+ years of research and in-house training experience, ESET delivers a top-tier experience suitable for workers at all levels of your organization. ESET Cybersecurity Awareness Training is specifically designed to educate your workforce-because human error is cited as a major contributing cause in 95% of all breaches.

Security Awareness Training is Broken. Human Risk Management (HRM) is the Fix
2021-07-08 02:43

Even with more businesses rolling out staff security awareness training programs to combat evolving cyber threats, over 90% of data breaches still stem from human error. Training courses are wrongly seen as a silver bullet - Regular training is vital for helping employees strengthen their security behaviour, but computer-based courses are just one tool for tackling human cyber risk.

Awareness of cyberattacks and cybersecurity may be lacking among workers
2021-07-01 18:04

In order to protect themselves and your business against phishing campaigns, malware and other types of attacks, your workers should have a certain awareness of cyber incidents and more importantly security best practices. Automatically expecting your fellow workers to become knowledgeable enough about cybersecurity to help combat attacks is foolhardy, unless you provide them with the right training.

DeltaNet International Phishing Simulator strengthens phishing attacks awareness training
2021-06-30 02:15

DeltaNet International announced the availability of its Phishing Simulator, to help organizations strengthen their cybersecurity awareness training against phishing attacks. The phishing simulation tool can be used simply to test the susceptibility of an organization from falling victim to a phishing attack, but when combined with follow-up training to close knowledge and risk gaps, users can experience true added value.

Arctic Wolf Managed Security Awareness prepares employees to neutralize attacks
2021-05-20 00:45

Arctic Wolf launched Arctic Wolf Managed Security Awareness, a radical new approach to security and awareness training that helps organizations build cyber resilience against social engineering, phishing attacks, and credential theft. Arctic Wolf is the first managed detection and response vendor to offer a comprehensive, fully managed, security awareness solution natively from its security operations-focused Arctic Wolf Platform.

Security awareness training doesn’t solve human risk
2021-05-12 03:00

Traditional employee risk mitigation efforts such as security awareness training and phishing simulations have a limited impact on improving employees' real-world cybersecurity practices, according to Elevate Security and Cyentia Institute. The report examined malware, phishing, email security and other real world attack data and found that while security training results in slightly lower phishing simulation click rates among users, it has no significant effect at the organizational level or in real-world attacks.

Five steps to get employees invested in security awareness training
2021-04-19 03:30

Making sure employees have a high level of knowledge around how to handle email securely at home or in the office is essential, but while the IT team may understand how important cybersecurity is, other employees may need to be convinced. Here's how to get employees invested in security awareness training in five simple steps, according to Mimecast.

DTEX InTERCEPT delivers advanced UAM and workforce behavioral awareness capabilities
2021-04-02 00:30

DTEX Systems announced enhancements to DTEX InTERCEPT for critical infrastructure entities - a workforce cybersecurity solution specifically created to address the user activity monitoring requirements of public and private oil and gas, electric, water, telecommunications and healthcare organizations with headquarters in the Five Eyes countries. According to a recent report by The National Counterintelligence and Security Center of the United States of America titled, Insider Threat Mitigation for U.S. critical infrastructure entities: Guidelines from an Intelligence Perspective, "Foreign adversaries are no longer simply targeting the U.S. government, as was often the case during the Cold War, but today are using their sophisticated intelligence capabilities against a much broader set of targets, including U.S. critical infrastructure and other private sector and academic entities. These U.S. industries and academic organizations are now squarely in the geopolitical battlespace."