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Are Your Apps Taking Away Your Privacy?
11/18/2021
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
11/10/2021
  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
11/02/2021
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
10/27/2021
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
10/12/2021
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
09/09/2021
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
07/27/2021
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
04/29/2021
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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What Are the Cyberthreats and Risks Unique to the Public Sector?
04/20/2021
Dan Lohrmann, CSO & Chief Strategist, Security Mentor.  Public and private sector organizations share many similarities regarding technology and cybersecurity. However, public sector organizations face unique challenges, requirements, and...
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Security Mentor Highly Rated for Security Awareness Training in Gartner’s 2020 'Voice of the Customer' 
03/16/2021
To all of our customers who submitted reviews to Gartner Peer Insights, thank you! Your unvarnished and impartial feedback will be invaluable to others looking for security awareness training. We also use feedback to help mold our products to our...
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