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Why Information Security Awareness Training is Important

a young male using the eRiskology Information Security Awareness elearning portal

Good information security awareness training can turn your workforce into the strongest line of defence instead of the ‘weakest link’.  Around 70 – 80% of all breaches can be attributed to the human element, yet companies often focus their resource of software-based security solutions. Where do we start? If you haven’t already found our post […]

ONE PRIVACY ‘CLUSTERZUCK’ AFTER ANOTHER.

A picture of Mark Zuckerberg with graffiti over it to look like a vampire. He has a bag of blood next to him what has the label "Personal Data"

If some weird decree came into force that dictated you could only write data privacy related blog posts about one company, then the company I would choose, hands down, every time would be Facebook. This time they’ve been caught out storing our passwords in plain text format and they’ve been doing it in the 100s […]

What’s the difference between Information Security and Cyber Security?

“Ah you want the Security Department, this is the Department of Security” I saw a headline the other day, the basic premise of which was suggesting that IT should take full responsibility for cyber security, removing the onus of it from users, thus allowing creatives to be more, well, creative. To be honest, I didn’t […]

Data Hack: Was Bezos a Bozo?

Picture of a clown with balloons with text on them that relate to the Bezos hacking events

We doubt it, he probably just needs some awareness training You’ve probably heard about Jeff Bezos’ personal and sensitive media being bandied about by the National Enquirer. No need for us to dwell on that, or comment on the US political machinations that could be behind it. Instead, prompted by an article by Rory Cellan-Jones […]

Bed, Breakfast and a Breach – Marriott Data Breach

500 million customer records breached at Marriott Hotels

500 Million records in the Marriot Data Breach I imagine you have all now read with dismay but possibly not that much surprise at the latest ‘megahack’ over at Marriott Hotels. We’re not going to bombard you with more of the same. Instead, we thought this is a good opportunity to highlight a very unwelcome […]

How To Increase InfoSec Awareness With Content Dispatches [Infographic]

In this landscape, keeping your staff engaged is key to creating and maintaining a culture of information security awareness. The key is giving them a constant ‘drip-feed’ of illumination in the form of bite-sized multi-media dispatches. Here’s an infographic to show you how Now that we have shown you the key to how we keep your staff engaged […]

Workshops VS eLearning [infographic]

Workshops and eLearning are two distinctly different methods of delivering subject matter. They can work well in isolation but often deliver the best results when used in tandem. You may also want to check out a related infographic: ‘6 Must-have eLearning Metrics’ available by clicking HERE Here at Risk Crew, we do workshops right. Our Infomation […]

6 Must Have eLearning Metrics [Infographic]

eLearning is one of the most powerful tools for training your staff. It has many benefits over traditional face to face learning. For example, organisations report a 14% improvement in productivity due to eLearning over face to face learning. But it isn’t that simple. For eLearning to have these great results, you need to be able […]