Reinforcement Tools

Are your users well educated on phishing techniques?

Published on 22 May, 2013 - 13:57 by annieboulanger phishing, Reinforcement Tools
By Patrick Paradis, Information Security AdvisorDid you know that phishing techniques are increasingly sophisticated and common? To educate your users from falling into these traps, tools and testing services can be effective in business awareness campaigns.It is important to remember that perpetrators use social engineering techniques, such as phishing, to obtain personal, confidential or sensitive information from users. These malicious hackers send fake emails or post bogus websites,...

Learning to tie your shoes

Published on 14 December, 2009 - 15:06 by Terranova awareness, reinforcement, Security Awareness, skill deficiency, training plan, Planning, Reinforcement Tools
I purchased a new pair of runners for my 7 year old and these had laces. I had taught him to tie his shoes in Kindergarten but with most of the shoes and boots having velcro, I did not realize that the lesson taught in Kindergarten did not stick. I was both shocked and dismayed to realize that my Grade 2 child did not know how to tie his shoes! As a parent I also had that wonderful "guilt" feeling that goes along with realizing that I probably didn't do a very good job initially as I was in a...

Rolling Out a Successful Information Security Awareness Training Program

Published on 25 May, 2009 - 12:20 by Terranova Compliance, NIST, Project Team, Marketing and Communications, Planning, Reinforcement Tools
You’ve identified the need for an ISATP, but now you’re trying to put together an effective plan that will ensure measured success and results for your organization. The success of your ISATP is in the planning of all stages of the training project. Training is a cyclical and ongoing process and should be treated as a project that has many phases and is continuous. Most organization’s engage in ISATP because they need to meet certain guidelines or compliancy standards. What many fail to...