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

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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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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