The latest Information Security news relevant to Information Security Leaders.

Security awareness Back to basics: Improving your security processes and budgeting

In the rush to improve our security, we can easily conflate “new” with “better.” This ‘cargo cult’ mentality involves building …

Security awareness How has your team’s information security messaging changes during your response to the pandemic?

"Giving skills that were applicable to people's families probably had more interest than our own internal direction and practices" Ahead …

Security awareness Security Awareness – How do people receive and respond to rules

"People need a number of things over and above the rule to change their behaviour." Sarah Janes, Specialist in Culture …

Security awareness What if your users have no choice but to break your security rules?

Try as we might, there’s never been a policy written that effectively accounted for all possible future scenarios. That’s why …

Security awareness COVID-19 – How can we build cyber resiliency now, remotely

"The worry about being attacked is probably low on the priority list."  Theo Lynn, Full Professor of Digital Business (DCU …

Security awareness COVID-19 – How does anxiety affect the security of an organisation

"For the first time ever, cyber criminals and social engineers have a topic that's relevant to literally everybody".  Does our …

Security awareness Beyond Security Awareness Training: Why the current approach needs to change fast

It might be tempting to label people as "lazy", "stubborn" or even "stupid". They reuse passwords across multiple sites. They’ve …

Security awareness Gaining advantage over attackers: how VAPs figure into your security equation

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Over recent years the threat landscape has shifted away from infrastructure attacks aimed at servers, endpoints and networks as the …

Security awareness Does your company have boundary issues?

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Just as no man is an island, no company can operate without trust. But how do you effectively manage that …

Security awareness Who should deliver your security awareness message?

Effective security awareness depends on establishing credibility with your users. This motivates some small awareness shops to employ a high-prestige …

Security awareness Embarrassment and fear tactics used by scammers: why shy away from them?

Scammers employ strong emotions like embarrassment and fear as levers to compel their victims to engage in self-destructive behaviour. Security …

Security awareness Why you should encourage your staff to swallow their pride and ask questions!

The aphorism “It’s better to remain silent and be thought a fool …” is counterproductive in the era of existential …