Security Awareness Training

Welcome back to cyber security awareness month with Secure Sense! Due to the current climate, many organizations have transformed their business to run mainly online, and may even have moved their employees to work completely remote. It’s extremely important to regularly keep up on cyber security training for staff as the risk of cyber attacks continue to rise. Cyber Security Awareness month makes for a great time to review your cyber...

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Social Engineering Attack Enabled Hackers to Penetrate Twitter’s Administrative Systems and Hijack High-Profile Accounts

In one of the most extraordinary and high-profile cyberattacks ever made public, hackers on July 15 compromised Twitter’s administrative systems and hijacked the social media accounts of prominent politicians and business leaders. The attackers then used those accounts to masquerade as the victims and request donations in bitcoin. Twitter said it was the victim of “a coordinated social engineering attack by people who successfully targeted some of our employees with access...

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6 Things to Watch Out for in Phishing Attacks

While phishing attacks may be one of the oldest forms of attacks, they have shown no signs of slowing down. The growth of phishing attacks in both frequency and sophistication poses a significant threat to organizations of all size. It’s crucial that companies know how to detect some of the most common phishing scams if they are to protect their corporate information. Listed below are 6 things to watch out for...

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Cyber Security

3 Reasons Why Employees Don’t Care About Cyber Security

According to Verizon’s 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report, which analyzes security incidents that happened last year, again reported that humans were the weak link that led to many of the cyber security breaches. So yes, cyber criminals will generally start with what is often the biggest and clearest vulnerability – the employee. Most companies do have cyber security policies and/or some training in place, so why are these measures often not...

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Top 3 Myths of Security Awareness Training

Security Mentor has been at this a while - teaching, educating and training companies worldwide about how to work smart and securely – and in the process, transforming employee attitudes towards security. Across a wide range of industries and unique business needs, these organizations are achieving tangible results boosting the security of their workforce. The result: engaged employees that value security. So call us surprised when we continue to run into companies...

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Lesson Learned: Security Awareness Training

Think back for a second on all the safety lessons we learned as kids; for example, when you cross a street, you look both ways. But some safety lessons had to evolve over time. For example, no one wore seat belts. We would bounce around the back of the station wagon and think it was fun. As adults, we learned the important of seat belts, the safety they provide and wear them...

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