Cybersecurity awareness training: The best warm-up for your organization this summer

On Your Marks, Get Set, Phish: Protecting Against Increased Phishing Scams during the Olympic Games

Olympic fever is well underway, with the Olympic Games taking place in Paris during July and August this year. During the Tokyo Olympics 2020, the spectacle drew more than 3 billion viewers, and 2024 is set to attract even more interest. However, the Tokyo Olympics also saw cybersecurity teams facing ... Read More
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Content Isn’t King – A Lesson from My Daily Toothbrushing for Cyber Security Awareness Training

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Embark on a journey with me through my morning routine, where using an electric toothbrush uncovered profound insights into the world of cyber security awareness training. As daylight gently fills the room, I encounter my dependable toothbrush – a seemingly ordinary device with an extraordinary twist. This toothbrush, a modern ... Read More
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Penetration Testing and Phishing Simulations- The Dynamic Duo

In the relentless battle against cyber threats, organizations often seek the aid of superheroes to safeguard their precious data and systems. Meet the dynamic duo that forms the backbone of an unbeatable cybersecurity posture – Penetration Testing and Phishing Simulations. Like Batman and Robin, they each bring unique strengths to ... Read More
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Why are COVID-related Phishing Scams so Effective?

Another variant, another phishing scam. It seems like every time a new COVID-19 strain hits the headlines, a new wave of cyberattacks follows in its wake.  With the Delta variant, it was scams that asked email users to verify their vaccination status, and with Omicron, the media is already reporting ... Read More
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Law Firm Cyber Security: Your Reputation is at Risk – Are You Protecting Your First Line of Defense?

Cyber attacks against law firms are on the rise, with an almost 12% increase in law firm security breaches between 2019 and 2020.  Unfortunately, threats against law firms and legal organizations continue to rise, ever since the unprecedented data leak of the Panama Papers. More recently, you may have read ... Read More
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Law Firm Cyber Security: Your Reputation is at Risk – Are You Protecting Your First Line of Defense?

Cyber attacks against law firms are on the rise, with an almost 12% increase in law firm security breaches between 2019 and 2020.  Unfortunately, threats against law firms and legal organizations continue to rise, ever since the unprecedented data leak of the Panama Papers. More recently, you may have read ... Read More
Let the Games Begin! A Security Awareness Training (and a personal story) Inspired by the Olympic Spirit

Let the Games Begin! A Security Awareness Training (and a personal story) Inspired by the Olympic Spirit

It’s Olympic Games time again, and we could all do with a great distraction from the past 18 months! Unfortunately, a distracted audience is exactly what many cyber-attackers are hoping for, too. The evidence is huge that the Olympics is a prime time for attackers to launch phishing scams that ... Read More
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Let the Games Begin! A Security Awareness Training (and a personal story) Inspired by the Olympic Spirit

It’s Olympic Games time again, and we could all do with a great distraction from the past 18 months! Unfortunately, a distracted audience is exactly what many cyber-attackers are hoping for, too. The evidence is huge that the Olympics is a prime time for attackers to launch phishing scams that ... Read More
The Difference Between Learning and Training Could Make or Break Your Cybersecurity Program- Here’s Why

The Difference Between Learning and Training Could Make or Break Your Cybersecurity Program- Here’s Why

By Mike Polatsek, CybeReady Co-Founder and CSO When a phishing email lands in employees’ inbox, will they take time to review their Awareness Training notes before clicking it? Probably not, which is why traditional awareness training programs offer an ineffective cybersecurity practice. When it comes to teaching employees how to ... Read More
The Difference Between Learning and Training Could Make or Break Your Cybersecurity Program- Here’s Why

The Difference Between Learning and Training Could Make or Break Your Cybersecurity Program- Here’s Why

By Mike Polatsek, CybeReady Co-Founder and CSO When a phishing email lands in employees’ inbox, will they take time to review their Awareness Training notes before clicking it? Probably not, which is why traditional awareness training programs offer an ineffective cybersecurity practice. When it comes to teaching employees how to ... Read More