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

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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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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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 your cyber awareness strategy with narrative-based learning, which is highly effective at increasing comprehension.

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Do phishing simulations work?

Do phishing simulations work?

October 21, 2020

Alone phishing simulations don't improve awareness. But why?... There is a better way

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