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The Forrester Wave™: Security Awareness & Training Solutions, Q1 2020 evaluation

Security awareness
Get your complimentary copy of the Forrester Wave to learn criteria for evaluating solutions and see why Infosec was named a Leader.
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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training 2019

Security awareness
Read the MQ report for the latest trends in security awareness and training, strengths and cautions for all vendors included in the report and why Gartner named Infosec a Leader.
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Breaking into cybersecurity

Professional development, Cybersecurity, Certification
The shortage of cybersecurity professionals has grown to nearly three million globally, with 498,000 openings in North America. Organizations are clamoring for fresh talent, but where — and how — do you even start learning cybersecurity?
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The ROI of Security Awareness Training

Security awareness
Security awareness programs help organizations achieve the ultimate goal of fewer security incidents, but how do the benefits compare to the costs and time requirements?
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Five best practices for communicating security awareness training impact

Security awareness, Best practices
Learn these effective methods for communicating the value of security awareness training outside the IT department.
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From MSP to MSSP: Gaining competitive advantage through diversification

Professional development, Cybersecurity, Certification
As security becomes more and more complex, SMBs are relying on their MSP partners to both build and secure their IT infrastructure. Download this whitepaper to learn how to prepare your team for the ever-changing cybersecurity threatscape.
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2019 cybersecurity industry report: 3 steps employers can take to close the skills gap

Professional development, Cybersecurity, Certification
Our 2019 Cybersecurity Industry Report surveyed 785 infosec professionals about career paths, skill development, employer training programs and more.
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Improving security awareness programs with time-tested marketing tactics

Security awareness, Best practices
By adopting techniques marketers use to build brand awareness and motivate consumers to take action, you can improve engagement with your employees on security topics and influence behavior change. Download this whitepaper from ISACA to learn how.
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Whitepaper & report

Human Beings, Privacy & the Future of It All

Cybersecurity
Technological growth has exploded during our lifetimes, and that expansion continues to bring more privacy issues and challenges. Download our whitepaper, “Human Beings, Privacy & the Future of It All,” to learn more about how data privacy will evolve in the near future.
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Whitepaper & report

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): What you need to know

Best practices, Compliance
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) gives citizens more control over the use of their data and regulators increased powers to reprimand organizations.
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12 Best Practices for Implementing Security Awareness Training

Security awareness
New data from Osterman Research shows two-thirds of organizations reported a security incident in the past 12 months — a vulnerability researchers link to inadequate workforce security education. Download Osterman’s new report for 12 security awareness best practices you can implement today.
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Maximizing Knowledge Retention Through Repetition & Reinforcement

Security awareness
How to use established behavioral science to get more from your security awareness training initiatives.
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Critical Security Concerns Facing Government

Security awareness, Threat intel
Strategies for staying compliant, securing endpoints & increasing security awareness in a resource-constrained industry.
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Critical Security Concerns Facing the Technology Industry

Security awareness, Threat intel
Five best practices for securing intellectual property, assets & infrastructure in a rapidly changing environment.
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Critical Security Concerns Facing the Energy & Utility Industry

Security awareness, Threat intel
Our dependency on energy within homes and businesses creates a critical infrastructure Achilles’ heel. Today’s grid presents hackers with a “global kill switch,” and the ability to leave thousands of people — or even entire countries — without energy.
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Introducing BEC: The Great White Shark of Social Engineering

Phishing, Security awareness, Best practices, Compliance
Learn the five types of Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams, how they work and what you can do to keep your organization safe from attack.
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Whitepaper & report

From Risk to Asset: Mobilizing the Human Firewall

Security awareness, Best practices
Security-naive employees are a massive vulnerability — 28% of data breaches start with human error. Learn how security awareness training can transform your faculty and staff from security threats into data protection assets in this free guide.
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Critical Security Concerns for the Financial Services Industry

Security awareness, Threat intel
Financial services faces unique security challenges: endpoint security and insider threats are two of the biggest threats facing the sector today. Infosec IQ awareness training addresses these challenges head-on with role-based training for your employees.
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Critical Security Concerns Facing Education

Security awareness, Threat intel
Colleges, universities and schools host a wealth of personal data and intellectual property. Through email-based attacks like phishing, hackers aggressively target education to harvest social security numbers, birth certificates and other valuable data. Infosec IQ awareness training teaches faculty and staff how to identify hacking attempts and keep data secure.
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Critical Security Concerns Facing the Healthcare Industry

Security awareness, Threat intel
Healthcare is a prime cybercriminal target. Stolen protected health information is worth thousands of dollars on the black market — and is often easily acquired through email-based attacks targeting your unsuspecting employees. Infosec IQ™ awareness training will teach your employees how to identify hacking attempts and keep protected health information secure.
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Developing Actionable Security Policies to Mobilize Your Workforce Against Cyber Attacks

Security awareness, Compliance
An infosec leader’s guide to effective security policy development
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Tracking Security Awareness KPIs

Security awareness, Best practices
Effective tools for measuring security awareness program impact, tracking workforce behavior and proving an organizational value
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Whitepaper & report

GDPR Compliance: Your Guide to Saving 4% of Revenue

Compliance
An overview of GDPR’s impacts on data controllers and processors working with citizens in the EU
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Four Steps to Launching a Successful Security Awareness Training Program

Best practices
An introductory guide to security awareness training planning, implementation, management and evaluation
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