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5 Tips for CISOs to Start the Cyber New Year Off Right
Marie White, Founder, CEO & President, Security Mentor.   The start of a new year is an ideal time to reflect on business and strategies in general, and cyber security in particular. However, with so many cyber attacks and dire warnings,...
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6 Tips to Protect Yourself from Holiday Scams and Stay Cybersafe into 2022
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over and holiday gifts are arriving. But cybercrime season is just beginning.
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Are Your Apps Taking Away Your Privacy?
Marie White, Founder, CEO & President, Security Mentor.  I have to admit being shocked by this story about a mobile parking app and its "privacy" policy.
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Cyber Threats and Risks Facing the Healthcare Sector in 2022: What Organizations Can Do to Prepare Now
  The healthcare and public health industries have been one of the prime targets for cybercrime over the last two years. Unfortunately, this trend is expected to accelerate, rather than abate. The combination of valuable data that can be sold,...
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Security Mentor Welcomes Scott Larsen as Chief Security Officer and Chief Strategist
Security awareness training leader expands leadership team adding security industry veteran with expertise in healthcare, education and the public sector.
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Security Awareness Training Provider Is Named a Finalist in CISO Choice Awards
Security Mentor Earns High Ranking in Security Education / Training By Board of CISO Judges. Security Mentor is honored to announce that it is a Finalist in the 2021 CISO Choice Awards™ in the Security Education / Training category for its...
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Webinar on Employee Cybersecurity in Hybrid Offices
Watch or listen to moderator Dan Lohrmann and a panel of global cybersecurity experts during a recent panel discussion on the new cybersecurity normal for 2022 and the most effective approaches for employee security awareness training in hybrid...
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Time to Rethink Security Awareness Training - Free Download
We are very excited to announce "Security Awareness Training: The Definitive Guide eBook" – the one-stop guide on security awareness training for information security professionals.
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Security Awareness Training Statistics & Trends: 2020–2021 Edition Announcement
Looking for the latest cybersecurity statistics and trends related to the human element? We are pleased to announce that our new "Cybersecurity & Security Awareness Training Trends & Statistics: 2020−2021" resource is now live.
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Brief, Frequent, Focused™ Security Awareness Training – Why It Works
Marie White, Founder, CEO & President, Security Mentor.  In 2008, Security Mentor provided security awareness training to our first customers, concurrently we introduced what remains the most effective security awareness training model available –...
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