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A BLOG ABOUT CYBER SECURITY

Wombat Security is a leader in security awareness and training. Our blog covers the latest cyber security news, insights, and best practices. We arm infosec professionals with the knowledge and tools they need to improve end-user behaviors and reduce organizational risk.

Author: Kym Harper

Wombat Security Blog Author

Recent Posts

Ransomware Roundup: July 2017

Posted by Kym Harper on Jul 6, 2017 8:00:00 AM

We bring you the latest in ransomware statistics and attacks from the wild.

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The Latest in Phishing: May 2017

Posted by Kym Harper on May 31, 2017 11:59:39 AM

We bring you the latest in phishing statistics and attacks from the wild.

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Security Awareness Training: Are You Setting Yourself Up for Failure?

Posted by Kym Harper on May 2, 2017 11:24:53 AM

As security awareness training becomes a requirement for an increasing number of organizations both large and small, it’s important to examine whether the components of your program are assembled in a strategic manner that contributes to long-term behavior change for your end users. If not, you’re likely setting yourself up for failure.

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Security Awareness: Four Topics End Users Are Struggling to Understand

Posted by Kym Harper on Apr 11, 2017 8:00:00 AM

There’s no doubt about it – phishing plays a key role in today’s growing threat landscape. Our annual State of the Phish Report looks at data around tens of millions of simulated phishing emails sent over a one-year period, as well as a survey of infosec professionals and end users to gain a better idea of what the impact and understanding of phishing is today. And the results illustrate that phishing is still a primary attack vector, with 76% of respondents reporting their organization had been victimized by a phishing attack in 2016.

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Cybersecurity Wins: March 2017

Posted by Kym Harper on Mar 23, 2017 10:20:54 AM

Despite the media tendency to point the finger at “Russian spies” in seemingly every instance of hacking, cybercriminals come from all walks of life and corners of the globe. Thankfully, some are being caught. Here are some refreshing victories from the first few months of 2017.

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