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Why microlearning works: A security awareness perspective

January 14, 2020
By: Tyler Schultz
In this post, we’ll explore microlearning techniques, how you can use it to achieve your training goals and what it means for one of the most important stakeholders in your security awareness and training program: your employees.

Cybersecurity Weekly: California school ransomware, Office Sway phishing campaign, SNAKE ransomware

January 13, 2020
By: Sam Fay
A ransomware attack causes a California school district to teach with pen and paper for the week. A new phishing campaign is hosting landing pages on Office Sway. A new strain of ransomware targets business networks. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

The importance of knowing the OWASP Top Ten

January 13, 2020
By: John Wagnon
An average company uses 765 different web applications, and every one of them may face a potential attack.

Infosec IQ release: Universal training link, global courses & more

January 9, 2020
By: Tyler Schultz
The latest Infosec IQ release includes new flexibility when giving learners access to training, improvements to global administration, module translations and much more.

Cybersecurity Weekly: Colorado BEC scam, CyrusOne ransomware, new California privacy law

January 6, 2020
By: Sam Fay
A town in Colorado loses over $1 million to BEC scammers. Data center provider CyrusOne suffers a ransomware attack. California adopts the strictest privacy law in the United States. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

3 steps to close your organization’s cybersecurity skills gap

January 6, 2020
By: Infosec
The report, 3 steps employers can take to close the skills gap, details the results of a survey of 785 information security professionals.

Infosec Flex and Skills release: New cyber range and NERC CIP Boot Camp

January 6, 2020
By: Jeff Peters
The Command Line Basics Cyber Range is live in Infosec Skills, and a new Infosec Flex NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Boot Camp is now open for enrollment.

Your 2020 tax scam training guide

January 3, 2020
By: Tyler Schultz
Get your W-2s and returns ready because tax season is on the way! As if deductions, exemptions and return distribution wasn’t enough, tax season becomes open season for cybercriminals hunting for sensitive information, credentials and even a direct deposit of your employees’ tax returns.

Cybersecurity Weekly: Wyze data leak, PayPal phishing scam, prison footage leak

December 31, 2019
By: Sam Fay
IoT company Wyze suffers a data leak affecting millions of customers. An ambitious phishing campaign aims for more than just usernames and passwords. Security camera footage from a prison in Thailand leaks to YouTube. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

What’s new in Infosec IQ — Winter 2020

December 30, 2019
By: Tyler Schultz
New features, major improvements and fresh training content were added to Infosec IQ over the past three months, making it easier for you to prepare your employees to beat the cyber threats they face. In this post, we highlight the top additions.

Who doesn’t enjoy a good year-end reading list?

December 23, 2019
By: Jeff McCollum
2019 is coming to a close and it’s a good time to look back at the hot topics generating the most interest by Infosec’s readers.

Cybersecurity Weekly: In-person password reset, Apple bug bounty, Wawa cyberattack

December 22, 2019
By: Sam Fay
38,000 people were forced to pick up their email passwords in person following a security incident at a German university. Apple opened up its bug bounty program to all security researchers. A recent cyberattack stole payment data from over 700 Wawa stores. All this, and more, in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

Infosec Named a Leader in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant

Recognized for ability to execute and completeness of vision in Security Awareness Computer-Based Training, learn the latest market trends and what we believe sets Infosec apart.