Small businesses have been disproportionately affected by hackers in recent months. To aid in countering the threat, Mastercard has launched a cybersecurity education effort targeting this market segment. Paul Trueman, a senior vice president Mastercard, explains the “Trust Center” initiative.
What really makes a "strong" password? And why are your end-users tortured with them in the first place? How do hackers crack your passwords with ease? And what can/should you do about your authentication methods?
For decades, end-users have borne the brunt of the password tyranny, a result of the IT industries'...
Motivation, retention, and support are the crucial components of every successful security awareness training program. After you’ve got your program in place and it’s optimized to motivate adult learners, you can start to focus on improving the ‘stickiness’ of your program by focusing on improving your...
Dave Snyder of Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia has been in security leadership long enough to know: It's not about whether you have a technology foundation or lean more toward leadership. It's about having both, and about being a security evangelist, too.
Training employees to resist phishing emails is key to preventing compromises. But an exercise run by Tribune Publishing Co. created a searing backlash after its phishing exercise tempted employees with bogus bonuses in a year in which they had already endured financial hardships.
Recent hacking incidents, including one targeting Twitter, are raising awareness of the importance of privileged access management, says David Boda, group head of information security for Camelot Group, operator of the U.K. National Lottery. He describes PAM best practices.
In a court filing, online voting startup Voatz argues that most security research should be limited to those who have clear permission to probe systems and software for vulnerabilities. The amicus brief is part of a U.S. Supreme Court case that could redefine a federal computer law.
Corporate culture can have a big impact on an organization's ability to achieve cybersecurity objectives, says Jessica Barker, chair of ClubCISO, a private members forum for European information security leaders, who provides insights on gauging an organization's security maturity.
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Traditional approaches to training cybersecurity team members have either been limited by scalability, lack of hands-on learning, or cost. A new generation of simulation-based cyber skill training platforms have entered the market, and they offer hands-on, real-world simulation in scalable SaaS models and offer...
A new generation of eLearning and simulation technologies are changing the way CISO's operationalize cybersecurity. Advanced training technologies are helping cybersecurity teams hire more effectively, hone the skills of their cyber pros, and build highly efficient incident response processes.
Despite organizations enduring decades of security policies, programs, plans, metrics and awareness training, CISOs still complain that too many employees are failing at the cybersecurity basics, says Virtually Informed's Sarb Sembhi.