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Phishing tricks that really work – and how to avoid them

Co-authored by Juan Badell and Russell Petrich As two people for whom creating phishing emails constitutes legitimate employment (we are on the product team behind the Sophos Phish Threat phishing simulation service) we know we’re in the minority. Like our not-so-lawful counterparts, we spend our days using social engineering techniques . . . Read more

Changing Employee Security Behavior Takes More Than Simple Awareness

Designing a behavioral change program requires an audit of existing security practices and where the sticking points are. Security awareness rarely leads to sustained behavior change on its own, according to a recent analysis – meaning that organizations need to proactively develop a robust “human-centered” security program to reduce the . . . Read more

Survey: Cybersecurity Skills Shortage is ‘Bad,’ But There’s Hope

Automation, strategic process design and an investment in training are the keys to managing the cybersecurity skills gap, according to a recent survey from Trustwave. More than half of cybersecurity professionals in a recent survey — 57 percent — reported that the cybersecurity skills shortage is either “bad” or “very . . . Read more

Cybersecurity Skills Gap Worsens, Fueled by Lack of Career Development

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