The importance of general cyber security awareness

OpenSesame

In the cyber universe, there are few threats more prevalent, or more publicized, than phishing attacks. The first half of 2020 alone saw almost 150,000 reported attacks , and phishing was responsible for several of the year’s major breaches. Password security.

What Organizations Need to Know about Cyber Security

Hurix Digital

Cyber security or IT security is the protection of computer systems and networks from information disclosure, theft or damage of their hardware, software or electronic data, as well as the disruption or misdirection of the services they provide. . Firewalls.

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Cyber Security Sales Training: The Future of the Industry

Cloudshare

Every industry implements sales training. The more complex the industry, the more difficult it is to network—and the more critical sales training is. Sales training isn’t just endless slideshows and technical documents.

Lower Your Cybersecurity Risks with Proper Employee Training

Your Training Edge

In today’s high-technology business world a company must learn to use their internet resources safely and responsibly. There’s just no way around it, with the amount of highly sensitive data stored on company databases, no one can afford to take a relaxed approach to cybersecurity. So often these incidents could have been prevented by implementing proper employee training. So what constitutes a cyber attack? Make cybersecurity a priority right from the get-go.

What is ransomware?

OpenSesame

Well, if some recent, devastating cyber attacks are any indication, it may be today’s phishing vector of choice. Just a few weeks ago, the city of Baltimore was hit by a massive ransomware attack from a virus called “Robbinhood.” And the first step is awareness.

10 Security Awareness Training Topics

Ed App

We’ve selected the most vital security awareness training topics that your employees should be aware of. With the increasing risks of cybercrimes today, it’s no longer enough simply to invest in security software. Read on to learn more. . Yet the worst part?

Using Games and Gamification for Employee Screening

Kapp Notes

I was interviewed a while ago about the use of games and gamification within the employee selection process, here are some of the questions and responses. One example is to gamifiy the process of selection of people to work in the cyber security industry. The applicants compete for a limited number of spots and need to demonstrate knowledge of network software, creative approaches to firewall breaches and time to breach.

Why None of us are Above Cyber Attacks: How Hackers Broke into John Podesta and Colin Powell’s Gmail Accounts

Unicorn Training

It’s fair to say that when it comes to high profile cyber security failures, the past twelve months have seen more than their fair share. As if the loss of customer data in TalkTalk-gate wasn’t enough, 2016 brought fresh attacks on the SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) network, costing a number of banks both their reputations and tens of millions in losses.

BBC reports second major bank cyber-attack following Bangladesh raid

Unicorn Training

In the wake of last year’s very public TalkTalk hack, SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) has this year reported not one, but two instances of devastating cyber-attacks that have targeted high profile organisations in the commercial banking sector.Back in February, a cyber-attack aimed at stealing cash from Bangladesh’s central bank at New York’s Federal Reserve was reported to have cost the organisation in the region of $81m (or £56m).

BLOG: #UTGForum updates

Unicorn Training

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Why Cybersecurity is an Every-Employee Initiative

Avilar

Edward Snowden and the NSA. The Russian government and the 2016 presidential elections. The list of hacker attacks, data breaches, information leaks and other cybersecurity incidents is varied, long and growing. And as more and more of our interactions move online, we increase our risk of falling victim to the next attack. Cybersecurity is no longer just a security issue for the IT department. In 2016, the U.S. Second was the U.K.,