How to Measure the Success of Your Security Awareness Program

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Depending on the size and needs of your organization, a security awareness program usually equals a significant investment of time and funds. However, a program that is properly designed will assist... Go ...
Office 365 Phishing Attack Using Fake Non-Delivery Notifications

Office 365 Phishing Attack Using Fake Non-Delivery Notifications

A new phishing attack is using fake non-delivery notifications in an attempt to steal users’ Microsoft Office 365 credentials. SANS ISC Handler Xavier Mertens discovered the attack while reviewing data captured by ...
Why Using a VPN is a Good Idea – and How to Get Over the Drawbacks

Why Using a VPN is a Good Idea – and How to Get Over the Drawbacks

It’s relatively common knowledge that utilizing a VPN (virtual private network) solution will secure your internet connection, whether for professional or personal purposes. Using a VPN is safer than not using one—but ...
Save the Children Federation Tricked Into Sending $1 Million to Scammers

Save the Children Federation Tricked Into Sending $1 Million to Scammers

Scammers tricked Save the Children Federation, a well-known U.S. charity, into sending them approximately one million dollars. As reported by The Boston Globe, digital attackers compromised the email account of a Save ...

Tis the Season to be a Prudent Shopper

Holiday shopping is in full force—Tis the season to be shopping, some would say. Unfortunately, during seasonal times such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve, while we are preparing to spend ...

Why You Need a Concrete Incident Response Plan (Not Strategy)

Recently, I had the privilege to be part of a four-person discussion panel at a security event in London where the topic was about incident response. The panel was hosted by another ...

‘Tis the Season to be a Prudent Retailer

‘Tis the season to be shopping, as some might say. Holiday seasons are very good for retail businesses, with increased traffic in both online and brick-and-mortar stores. Unfortunately, business is good for ...
New Sextortion Scam Campaign Delivering GandCrab Ransomware

New Sextortion Scam Campaign Delivering GandCrab Ransomware

Digital criminals have launched a new sextortion campaign that attempts to infect users’ computers with a version of GandCrab ransomware. On 5 December, researchers at Proofpoint observed a scam operation spewing out ...
10 Proven Security Awareness Tips From Osterman Research — CyberSpeak Podcast

10 Proven Security Awareness Tips From Osterman Research — CyberSpeak Podcast

On this episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast, Michael Osterman, president and analyst at Osterman Research, shares security awareness tips and strategies that organizations can... Go on to the site ...
Hackathon Uses Machine Learning to Improve Cybersecurity

Hackathon Uses Machine Learning to Improve Cybersecurity

Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are hot technologies with significant promise for shaping the future, but it isn’t enough to understand ML or AI theory. Sure, you can gain a ...
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