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Online Safety Practices

Corporate data breaches have become as simple as gaining access to an organization’s network. Despite increased emphasis on data security, cybercriminals are constantly devising new ways to access networks and obtain sensitive data. Whether this is accomplished through sophisticated social engineering techniques, malware, or supply chain attacks, you can help bolster your cyberculture and prevent systems from being hacked by following these simple tips.

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Human Behavior Creates a Cyberculture

Businesses that invest heavily in cybersecurity tend to prioritize technology over the human factor, which continues to be the primary risk of cybersecurity. Cybercriminals use different methods of infiltration, like phishing emails, utilizing risky websites and apps, taking advantage of employees’ weak passwords, and so on. Employees themselves are the first line of defense for a company. As such, cybersecurity initiatives need to be directed towards fortifying their employees.

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Six Steps for a Cyber Immune Culture

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. In our latest eBook, “A CISO’s Guide: Mitigating the Human Risk Factor,” SecurityAdvisor’s team of experts offers CISOs and security teams tips on building a cyber immune culture.

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Create the Human Firewall by Identifying Riskiest Users

While the flexibility of hybrid work is a boon to busy workers, security leaders face a challenging new work environment. As remote and hybrid work become permanent fixtures for organizations, businesses increase their human attack surface. Employees have always engaged in risky behaviors, but with the rise of hybrid work, employees now use personal and work devices interchangeably. As a result, their actions may have a hazardous effect on the security of the company. Without a physical office and an on-premises network, remote employees are more vulnerable to cyberattacks.

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Developing A Cybersecurity Culture

Security products and practices usually ignore the most fundamental element of an organization: the user. A survey by Willis Tower Watson revealed that human actions cause over 90% of security incidents. This means fortifying a cybersecurity culture is just as important as cybersecurity protection. It can be difficult for chief security officers to determine whether or not they have a strong cybersecurity culture. Since there are few tools to measure and manage cybersecurity culture today, it is nearly impossible to quantify.

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