Hey! What is Your Password?


Governments, companies, and academic institutions have spent billions over the last several years to improve their security posture. While an increase in spending on security is great, it means little if the individuals who you are trying to protect are the ones who are giving away the “keys to the kingdom” to the bad guys. Traditionally, security expenditures tend to go towards technical solutions. The following video highlights why investing in your employees, by way of educational programs and resources, is just as if not more important than purchasing the latest and greatest flashing box.

“Watch as the camera crew of Jimmy Kimmel Live heads to Hollywood Boulevard to see if people are willing to actually give out their passwords!”

It is a well known fact that humans are the weakest link when it comes to information security. That is why social engineering is still one of the most effective ways to compromise an organization. A well developed security awareness program can help to defeat social engineering based attacks because when you know better, you do better!

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