Security Awareness Programs & Computer-Based Training , Training & Security Leadership

Improving Healthcare Security Education

Wombat's Gretel Egan on How to Take a Fresh Approach to the Awareness Challenge
Gretel Egan, security awareness and training strategist, Wombat Security, a division of Proofpoint

As attackers increasingly take advantage of users' risky behavior, enterprise security leaders are taking steps to improve end-user security education. Gretel Egan of Wombat Security outlines how to focus on education strategies that are truly effective.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Healthcare Security Summit in New York, Egan discusses:

  • Why some organizations continue to get education wrong;
  • Why healthcare particularly struggles with awareness;
  • How organizations can identify and focus on strategies that make the biggest difference.

Egan is the security awareness and training strategist for Wombat Security, a division of Proofpoint that provides information security awareness and training software that helps organizations educate employees. She has extensive experience in researching and developing cybersecurity education content.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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