MY TAKE:  The back story on the convergence, continuing evolution of endpoint security

MY TAKE: The back story on the convergence, continuing evolution of endpoint security

No one in cybersecurity refers to “antivirus” protection any more. The technology that corrals malicious software circulating through desktop PCs, laptops and mobile devices has evolved into a multi-layered security technology referred ...

7 Elements of a Successful Security Awareness Training Program

As cybersecurity experts often like to say, humans are the weakest link in an organization’s security. Technology can only go so far in protecting data and other assets, but the end users ...
Fortnite: When Dollars and Cents Trumps Security!

Fortnite: When Dollars and Cents Trumps Security!

When Epic Games recently announced and subsequently released Fortnite for Android, it took the decision to bypass the Play Store and ask users to side-load the app. After I read that Epic ...

Security Awareness in Higher Education

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Cyber thieves have the higher education industry in their crosshairs. According to some reports, higher education accounted for 13 percent of all breaches, with only financial and healthcare firms... Go on to ...
Q&A: Here’s how Google’s labeling HTTP websites “Not Secure” will strengthen the Internet

Q&A: Here’s how Google’s labeling HTTP websites “Not Secure” will strengthen the Internet

In a move to blanket the Internet with encrypted website traffic, Google is moving forward with its insistence that straggling website publishers adopt HTTPS Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). Related: How PKI can ...
So You Got a SaaS Security Awareness Training Platform, Now What?

So You Got a SaaS Security Awareness Training Platform, Now What?

After months of talks, budget approvals, and getting stakeholder buy in, you finally have the security awareness tool of your choice ready to be used. You get some welcome emails, an onboarding ...
The Problem with Passwords – Security Awareness (CyberSpeak Podcast)

The Problem with Passwords – Security Awareness (CyberSpeak Podcast)

This episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast goes into detail about the popular and often controversial topic of passwords. Susan Morrow has worked in the IT security sector since... Go ...

Security awareness, training, and education

| | Security Awareness
Learning is a continuum: it starts with awareness, builds to training, and evolves into education. We can use the definitions provided by NIST for further clarity. Awareness – the ability of... Go ...

Securing an Organization: Top 5 Cybersecurity Solutions for Prevention, Detection and Response

Every organization is looking for the best endpoint security—a way to protect their assets, especially with today’s rapidly changing threat landscape and increasingly regulated business environment. Getting breached has consequences not only ...
Complementary Gartner Report: Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’ – Security Awareness CBT

Complementary Gartner Report: Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’ – Security Awareness CBT

We’re pleased to announce InfoSec Institute is named to the Customers’ Choice Zone of the Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Security Awareness Computer-Based Training Market Report. Free... Go on to ...
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