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

Reimagining Security Awareness – What practitioners want

Reimagining Security Awareness – What practitioners want

November 12, 2019

Ask a security practitioner what they want from a security awareness programme, and the immediate response you receive will sometimes be “to tick a compliance box”, sometimes “to reduce security...

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Reimagining Security Awareness – Do dos

Reimagining Security Awareness – Do dos

July 3, 2019

Re-imagining Security Awareness. What did users tell us would make them engage with security awareness training?

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Reimagining Security Awareness – Ask the user

Reimagining Security Awareness – Ask the user

June 14, 2019

Mention “mandatory training” to almost any employee and they will likely roll their eyes in despair. So how do we engage people to drive secure behaviours?

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Return on Awareness

Return on Awareness

October 28, 2018

Security awareness is, and will remain, a critical part of any security programme. But are companies making the wisest investment of time and money in this area? Legal and professional services firms...

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It’ll never happen to me…

It’ll never happen to me…

August 8, 2018

A post phishing-test survey reveals some intriguing perceptions

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Simulated phishing: the speed cameras of security awareness

Simulated phishing: the speed cameras of security awareness

March 29, 2018

Over the last few years, phishing test and train solutions have become an increasingly common part of the security awareness toolkit. Of late, however, influential voices in academia and at the...

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Security awareness: how much is enough?

Security awareness: how much is enough?

March 5, 2018

Security awareness training is an essential part of our organisational resilience to the growing risk from and impact of cyber-attacks

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Nudging towards secure behaviour

Nudging towards secure behaviour

December 16, 2017

How could a simple picture of a fly painted on a urinal make the bathrooms at Amsterdam’s Schipol airport 80% cleaner? The answer is “Nudging”.

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