6 tips to implement security gamification effectively

There’s not a CISO in the industry who’s not aware of the extremely short median CISO tenure. That’s why the best CISOs are those who constantly seek ways to strengthen their teams. They help members evolve and grow in their roles, enhancing security p… Continue reading 6 tips to implement security gamification effectively

GenAI can enhance security awareness training

One of the biggest concerns over generative AI is its ability to manipulate us, which makes it ideal for orchestrating social engineering attacks. From mining someone’s digital footprint to crafting highly convincing spear phishing emails, to voice cap… Continue reading GenAI can enhance security awareness training

AI set to enhance cybersecurity roles, not replace them

In this Help Net Security interview, Caleb Sima, Chair of CSA AI Security Alliance, discusses how AI empowers security pros, emphasizing its role in enhancing skills and productivity rather than replacing staff. AI is seen as empowering rather than rep… Continue reading AI set to enhance cybersecurity roles, not replace them

Understanding employees’ motivations behind risky actions

More 68% of employees knowingly put their organizations at risk, potentially leading to ransomware or malware infections, data breaches, or financial loss, according to Proofpoint. Perception on security responsibility And while the incidence of succes… Continue reading Understanding employees’ motivations behind risky actions

We can’t risk losing staff to alert fatigue

The oft-quoted Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu famously claimed: “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.” Exchange “battles” for “cyberattacks”, and the maxim will hold. But too much information … Continue reading We can’t risk losing staff to alert fatigue

Unlocking sustainable security practices with secure coding education

Despite stringent regulations and calls for ‘security by design’, organizations are still failing to equip teams with the knowledge to secure code, according to Security Journey. In fact, only 20% of respondents were confident in their ability to detec… Continue reading Unlocking sustainable security practices with secure coding education

Government organizations’ readiness in the face of cyber threats

Cyber threats targeting government organizations have become increasingly sophisticated, posing significant risks to national security, public infrastructure, and sensitive data. These threats are diverse in nature, originating from various actors such… Continue reading Government organizations’ readiness in the face of cyber threats

Head zaps help surgeons transfer skills from VR to IRL

Researchers found that applying gentle, non-invasive electrical stimulation to the brain during virtual reality training helped budding surgeons to more easily transfer the skills they’d learned to a real-life setting. In addition to training better fu… Continue reading Head zaps help surgeons transfer skills from VR to IRL

Tech workers fear being left unprepared for the future

While tech workers want to learn and organizations are spending thousands of dollars per employee on learning technology, it is not translating into improved on-the-job performance for 4 out of 10 IT employees, according to Skillable. Inadequate traini… Continue reading Tech workers fear being left unprepared for the future

Garmin’s latest indoor smart trainer is designed to get cyclists moving

With winter nipping at the heels of folks in the Northern Hemisphere, cyclists may be thinking about moving their daily rides indoors. Garmin has just announced its most accurate and powerful direct-drive trainer to help keep you in trim.Continue Readi… Continue reading Garmin’s latest indoor smart trainer is designed to get cyclists moving