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Six Steps for a Cyber Immune Culture
Cyber Security Published on : September 9th, 2021

Employees are the first line of cybersecurity defense for organizations. Focusing on the human element of an organization’s broader cybersecurity strategy is the best way to effectively combat sophisticated phishing and social engineering techniques...

How to Spot a Phish
Cyber Security Published on : September 6th, 2021

Phishing scams are a common occurrence, despite the fact that they are not a new technique...

Support the Human Firewall by Identifying the Riskiest Users and Their Most Dangerous Online Behaviors
Cyber Security Published on : August 18th, 2021

To gain a better understanding of risky behaviors that employees engage in while working remotely or in hybrid environments, SecurityAdvisor analyzed...

Combat Risky Behaviors with The Nudge Theory
Cyber Security Published on : July 30th, 2021

Today, cyber and ransomware attacks have reached a level of national crisis, garnering attention from global leaders who are now strategizing on how to better protect organizations and their employees from the devastating effects of these threats...

SecurityAdvisor Announces Partnership and Joint Solution with Netskope
Cyber Security Published on : July 12th, 2021

SecurityAdvisor, the only personalized security awareness platform that quantifiably reduces security incidents, today announced a new partnership with Netskope...

On a Mission to Secure the Human Factor in Cybersecurity
Cyber Security
Author: Marya Munir (VP of Marketing, SecurityAdvisor)
Published on : July 6th, 2021

SecurityAdvisor is proud to announce the launch of our new Partner Program designed to help channel partners increase security services revenue...

How Cybercriminals Use Employees’ Brains Against Them
Cyber Security
Author: Marya Munir (VP of Marketing, SecurityAdvisor)
Published on : June 28th, 2021

To better understand the cognitive biases used by malicious entities to target enterprise employees...

Shame Culture Doesn’t Improve Online Behavior
Cyber Security
Author: Marya Munir (VP of Marketing, SecurityAdvisor)
Published on : June 15th, 2021

Cybersecurity culture is nearly impossible to quantify due to an absence of measurement tools. Many businesses attempt to quantify the human element of their security posture by...

How Cybercriminals are Capitalizing Businesses’ Return to Office Plans
Cyber Security Published on : June 3rd, 2021

In the past few weeks, we've seen Google, Microsoft, Salesforce, and other major employers indicate they will be adopting a hybrid workplace...

Old Hacks, New Tricks
Cyber Security Published on : May 25th, 2021

In the world of information security, hackers are designated based on their motives and objectives...

The Challenge with Changing Risky User Behaviors
Cyber Security Published on : May 14th, 2021

Today, the marketplace for advanced and sophisticated phishing prevention and protection technologies is booming yet cybercriminals are still finding ways to bypass these safeguards regularly...

Ransomware Attacks: What it is and How to Prepare Your Employees Against them
Cyber Security Published on : May 10th, 2021

Longtime SecurityAdvisor partner Palo Alto Networks (PAN) recently unveiled highlights from its 2021 Unit 42 Ransomware Threat Report that reveal exciting insights into the top variants, payment trends, and security best practices...

Optiv Co-Founder and ex CEO Dan Burns Joins SecurityAdvisor Board of Directors
Cyber Security Published on : Apr 25th, 2021

SecurityAdvisor, the only personalized security awareness platform that quantifiably reduces security incidents, today announced the appointment of Dan Burns to its Board of Directors...

How Cybercriminals Use Employees’ Own Brains Against Them
Cyber Security Published on : Apr 20th, 2021

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center released its Internet Crime Report 2020 recently, and it’s packed with essential insights for CISOs...

How Security Leaders Can Handle the Risky Behavior of Remote Workers
Cyber Security Published on : Apr 15th, 2021

With compromised data and crippling security breaches on the rise, CISOs must ensure that every asset within the organization is secure against growing information security risks....

Creating Cyber Immunity with Cortex XSOAR and SecurityAdvisor
Cyber Security Published on : Apr 13th, 2021

Most CISOs cite human error as the biggest risk for their organization. Human behavior can unwittingly lead to security compromises through issues like weak passwords, phishing links, using public WiFi, and visiting risky applications or websites....

Extracting Long-term Value – Not Costs
Cyber Security Security Awareness CISOs
Author: Marya Munir (VP of Marketing, SecurityAdvisor)
Published on : Apr 8th, 2021

Security awareness training is a hotly debated topic among CISOs. Many security leaders view training as a compliance-mandated operational expense. More forward-looking executives, however, understand...

SecurityAdvisor’s New Patent and Key Executive Appointments Highlights
Cyber Security Security Awareness

Published on : Apr 4th, 2021

Things are hopping at SecurityAdvisor! After securing a round of funding recently, we’ve been hard at work getting the word out about the value of personalized training...

Future of Security Awareness with CrowdStrike and SecurityAdvisor
Cyber Security Crowdstrike Security Awareness Published on : Sept 1st, 2020

Studies by IBM, Computer Weekly and Kroll show that anywhere between 75 to 95% of security breaches and incidents can be traced back to human actions. Yet, when it comes to fortifying humans, the primary tools…

Building a Cyber Immune Culture
Building a Cyber Immune Culture
Cyber Security paloalto
Published on : Dec 11th, 2019

The human factor is rated as the #1 threatening factor by CISOs in a recent survey by the Ponemon Institute. Indeed, as we look deeper at the data, a majority of incidents have a human angle to them.

The Halo Effect: How Hackers are Targeting Employees This Holiday Season
Cyber Security Security Awareness
Author: Sai Venkataraman (CEO at SecurityAdvisor)
Published on : Dec 3rd, 2020

The same way consumers are trying to find the perfect gifts for friends and family this holiday season, hackers are stuffing inboxes with high volumes of spam and phishing…

Fortifying Users Against Malware through Personalized Campaigns
Cyber Security Crowdstrike Security Awareness
Author: Kristen Dalton, RH-ISAC
Published on : Oct 20th, 2020

Between May-August 2020, Emotet was the top malware variant reported in the RH-ISAC community, followed by Ursnif, Trickbot, and .jar malware files. Compared to other threats, intelligence shares concerning specific malware was…

Developing a Cybersecurity Culture
Cyber Security
Author: Santhosh Purathepparambil (Co-founder, SecurityAdvisor)
Published on : July 16th, 2020

Security products & practices usually ignore the most fundamental element of an organization: the user. A survey by Willis Tower Watson revealed that human actions…

Do You Know How Often You’re Being Hacked?
Cyber Security Evolutionary challenges Hacking
Author: Santhosh Purathepparambil (Co-founder, SecurityAdvisor)
Published on : May 13th, 2020

We are all aware of the importance of cybersecurity and protecting our organizations against hackers. Without protection, hackers can get into company networks and…

How to protect yourself from cybersecurity threats during the COVID-19 pandemic
Cyber SecurityCovid
Author: Santhosh Purathepparambil (Co-founder, SecurityAdvisor)
Published on : May 6th, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has been a devastating pandemic on both an economic and health scale. Within 100 days, it swept across the globe and forced governments to issue social restriction orders…

Securely Working From Home – Employee Guidance
Cyber SecurityEmployee Guidance Working From Home
Author: Santhosh Purathepparambil (Co-founder, SecurityAdvisor)
Published on : April 27th, 2020

Due to the worldwide Coronavirus crisis, many of us are now working from home. Some of us for the first time ever. Working from home can present many different challenges…

Why Psychology Plays Such an Important Role in Cybersecurity
Why Psychology Plays Such an Important Role in Cybersecurity
Cyber SecurityEmployee psychology Hackers psychology
Author: Santhosh Purathepparambil (Co-founder, SecurityAdvisor)
Published on : April 23rd, 2020

Cybersecurity executives deal with two sets of challenges, which can be represented as two sides of the same coin.

Partnering with
            employees to measurably reduce cyber risk!
Partnering with employees to measurably reduce cyber risk!
Cyber Security Godrej
Authors: Satyavrat Mishra (CISO, Godrej Group) and Sai Venkataraman (CEO at SecurityAdvisor)
Published on : April 20th, 2020

Multiple studies have shown that between 60 to 95% of cyber incidents are because of human actions. This is even more true today with the shift to remote work.

DataTribe Challenge Finalist
DataTribe Challenge Finalist
DataTribe Challenge
Published on : Nov 19th, 2019

DataTribe Challenge Finalist Q&A: Sai Venkataraman, Co-Founder and CEO; and Santhosh Purathepparambil, Co-Founder, at SecurityAdvisorDataTribe recently closed submissions to its second annual DataTribe Challenge, a global competition to identify…

Zest
How can Security aid innovation?
Innovative security strategy
Authors: Ganesh Muralidhar (Director- DevSecOps at ZestMoney) and Sai Venkataraman (CEO at SecurityAdvisor)
Published on : July 10th, 2019

At ZestMoney, we pride in our innovative workforce and our technology is the back bone of our company. Given our rapid growth and as a fin tech company…

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