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Basics of Security Awareness: Users are the Weakest Link

Basic Principles of Security Awareness. Security experts consider system users the weakest link in information security. User skill levels and experience can greatly vary, and unlike automated controls, human users can be subject to fatigue, or be distracted, which can lead to mistakes resulting in vulnerabilities. Security awareness training is often a user’s first experience with information security.… Read More »

Leadership Role in Information Security

Leadership Role in Information Security Leadership role in an organization is to enact the values they say are important. Employees often pay more attention to what their supervisors say and do rather than directives learned in training, or from awareness aides like posters and flyers. The first thing  leadership can do to promote security in an organization is… Read More »