Getting an Earful: Convincing Employees to Care About Network Security

Read Douglas Bonderud’s article about why it is difficult to convince the employees about network security on Security Intelligence : Employees remain the biggest source of corporate cyber risk. According to the “IBM X-Force 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index,” staff members are responsible for 60 percent of all digital attacks endured by enterprises. Read his […]

NIST leadership tackling physical security weaknesses through culture change, employee training

The National Institute of Standards and Technology boasts a history of bright minds contributing to everything from atomic clocks to the study of outer space fires, but while the institute is known for its research in safety and industry settings, the physical security of its facilities is falling short. Read how National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is tackling physical […]

Cybersecurity in the workplace is everyone’s business

Read Keelan Stewart’s article about why cyber security at workplace should be everyone’s business on Daily Non Pareil : Whether you work for a Fortune 500 company or run your own business from home, businesses are the most lucrative target for hackers looking for both money and information on a wide range of people. Read […]

70% of US Employees Lack Security and Privacy Awareness

The majority of US workers fall short when it comes to strong knowledge of security and privacy best practices, potentially putting their companies at risk of a breach, according to a new report. Read about the new 2017 State of Privacy and Security Awareness Report which reveals that 70 percent of employees in United States […]

Firms Should Beware ‘insider’ Cyber Security Threat

The cyber security threat to companies from their own employees is on the rise, according to new research. Data security company Clearswift surveyed 600 senior business decision makers and 1,200 employees across the UK, US, Germany and Australia and found year-on-year cyber security incidents are also on the rise generally. Read more about the new report […]

Cyber security: why your people are your most effective defence

Read why  Nick Wilding says that employees are most effective defence against cyber attacks on CBI : Many organisations continue to invest in multiple layers of “intelligent” technical controls to protect themselves from cyber attackers. Yet security breaches continue to grow in their scale and impact. There’s something missing in our organisational response to the […]

What to look for when hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros

Read Bill Siwicki explain what healthcare companies need to look forward in their new cyber security recruits on Healthcare IT News : Healthcare has special challenges securing information and devices. The consequences of a successful hack can be, at their worst, extreme results on people’s health and well-being. Medical records are worth more on the black […]

Five steps to a secure workforce

Read Danny Maher’s article on five steps to a secure workforce on IT Pro Portal : Companies thrive on talent. Your employees are the key to success in business, especially when you use technology to make them more productive. This access to data and applications can also pose dangers, though. Read his full article here.

Why Most Security Awareness Training Fails (And What To Do About It)

Arun Vishwanath, associate professor at the University at Buffalo and faculty associate at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center, visits the Dark Reading News Desk to discuss the need for better cybersecurity awareness “diagnostics.” Vishwanath says training often tries to apply the same cure to every ailment then blames the patient when the treatment doesn’t work. […]

Cyber security starts with the employee

Read why cyber security starts with the employee on Network Asia : When one thinks of cyber security, what usually comes to mind are sophisticated software suites or firewalls that act as a protective barrier between an organization and the dangerous world of cyber-criminals. However, some of the most common security breaches occurs through an […]