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

Healthcare at Risk: ICO and DBIR Data Analysis

Healthcare at Risk: ICO and DBIR Data Analysis

February 1, 2024

ThinkCyber analyzed data from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the 2023 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), then provided recommendations on how to influence behaviours related...

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How Redflags® approached holiday season scams in 2023

How Redflags® approached holiday season scams in 2023

November 30, 2023

The holiday season are some of the busiest periods for online shoppers. However, it's also a time when bad actors try to take advantage of the hasty shopping habits of consumers. How can we support...

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Do You Wanna Be My Sugar Baby? A Tale of Cybersecurity Savvy

Do You Wanna Be My Sugar Baby? A Tale of Cybersecurity Savvy

November 1, 2023

In the vast realm of cyberspace, a world filled with opportunities and pitfalls, one young woman's story is a testament to the power of cybersecurity awareness.

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Measuring the success of phishing simulations, “positive” behaviour change

Measuring the success of phishing simulations, “positive” behaviour change

October 3, 2023

You might have a Security Awareness Training programme. But what if you’re not measuring its effectiveness? What if you’re not measuring the right thing?

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An introduction to nudge theory for security awareness

An introduction to nudge theory for security awareness

August 31, 2023

What would it be like to be ‘there’ to offer a tap on the shoulder, steering your colleagues in the right direction when they're doing something risky?

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How to persuade your people to act securely?

How to persuade your people to act securely?

June 29, 2023

When making a decision, it would be great if people consider all available information to guide their thinking. But the reality is very often different!

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Too soon, too late, just right – Our Goldilocks theory of security awareness

Too soon, too late, just right – Our Goldilocks theory of security awareness

June 1, 2023

Kate's a typical knowledge worker; she works hard in her office, meeting deadlines and achieving her objectives. She’s going through a busy period of work and suddenly she need to face a difficult...

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When work and security awareness collide… - Kate's Story

When work and security awareness collide… - Kate's Story

March 31, 2023

Kate's a typical knowledge worker; she works hard in her office, meeting deadlines and achieving her objectives. She’s going through a busy period of work and suddenly she need to face a difficult...

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5 mistakes when tackling the human aspect of cyber security

5 mistakes when tackling the human aspect of cyber security

February 3, 2023

Whilst things are improving, we still see some key mistakes being made in the way many organisations approach this.

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