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The latest articles on security awareness and secure behaviour change from ThinkCyber

Tackling misdirected emails through behaviour change

Tackling misdirected emails through behaviour change

March 10, 2022

Misdirected emails are very frequent and unfortunately, still one of the most common causes of data breaches.

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How narrative-based learning can improve your awareness strategy?

How narrative-based learning can improve your awareness strategy?

February 10, 2022

People love a good story. Improve awareness strategy with narrative-based learning, which is highly effective at increasing comprehension.

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Science applied: how to motivate users to do security training

Science applied: how to motivate users to do security training

February 3, 2022

Protection Motivation Theory says we assess Threat and our ability to Cope in a risky situation... Security awareness needs to reflect this...

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Science applied: B=MAP - 3 steps to secure behaviour change

Science applied: B=MAP - 3 steps to secure behaviour change

February 3, 2022

BJ Fogg's B=MAP model can help us drive secure behaviour and make the transition from security awareness training to secure behaviour change...

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How to adapt your security training when working from home

How to adapt your security training when working from home

January 21, 2022

We haven’t settled on a “New Normal”, work context will continue to change for the foreseeable future. It’s time for security awareness to adapt.

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A CISO view: the security challenges of working from home

A CISO view: the security challenges of working from home

December 16, 2020

What is working from home (WFH)? Is it the “New Normal”, work context will continue to change for the foreseeable future. Security working from home.

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Taking it to the people

Taking it to the people

March 31, 2020

Face-to-face security awareness activities are a valuable part of the practitioner’s toolkit. But, given current events, we need to think differently...

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Is security everybody’s responsibility?

Is security everybody’s responsibility?

February 19, 2020

Is “security everybody’s responsibility”? Ideally. But messaging like this might not be that helpful...

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Failure might not be the teachable moment we think it is…

Failure might not be the teachable moment we think it is…

January 16, 2020

It’s a commonly held belief that we learn from failure. But recent research has found the opposite: failure undermines learning. The results of this research raise questions about “phish-test-train”...

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Still chasing users to do their awareness training?

Still chasing users to do their awareness training?

December 17, 2019

How do you drive engagement to reach 90% completion rates in security awareness training? One organisation had just 17% following their initial email... there has to be a better way

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