LinuxSecurity.com
Share your story
The central voice for Linux and Open Source security news
Home News Topics Advisories HOWTOs Features Newsletters About Register

Welcome!
Sign up!
EnGarde Community
Login
Polls
What is the most important Linux security technology?
 
Advisories
Community
Linux Events
Linux User Groups
Link to Us
Security Center
Book Reviews
Security Dictionary
Security Tips
SELinux
White Papers
Featured Blogs
All About Linux
DanWalsh LiveJournal
Securitydistro
Latest Newsletters
Linux Security Week: April 21st, 2014
Linux Security Week: April 7th, 2014
Subscribe
LinuxSecurity Newsletters
E-mail:
Choose Lists:
About our Newsletters
RSS Feeds
Get the LinuxSecurity news you want faster with RSS
Powered By

  
User knowledge key to good security Print E-mail
User Rating:      How can I rate this item?
Source: securitypipeline.com - Posted by Vincenzo Ciaglia   
Security Given the continual drive to secure today's enterprises, and in light of National Computer Security Day celebrated this week, Security Pipeline tapped Kathleen M. Coe, Symantec Corp.'s regional education director of education services, for insight on how to foster better user security behavior, as well as how to seed a strong corporate security culture companies require today.

Given the continual drive to secure today's enterprises, and in light of National Computer Security Day celebrated this week, Security Pipeline tapped Kathleen M. Coe, Symantec Corp.'s regional education director of education services, for insight on how to foster better user security behavior, as well as how to seed a strong corporate security culture companies require today.


Computer Security Day, created in 1988, focuses on reminding users to protect their computers and business-critical information and raise awareness computer-related security issues


This year's theme, "Personalizing Security," targets the fact that each person within an organization plays an important role in protecting business-critical assets and information.


It's a relevant theme given that 75 percent of organizations identify a lack of user awareness as moderately or severely reducing the effectiveness of their current security program, according to META Group research. Research by Ernst & Young reports that less than half of enterprises provide employees with ongoing training in security and controls.


In response to the need for better security programs and tools, Symantec launched its Security Awareness Program in September. The program provides interactive computer-based tutorials and supplemental communication tools, such as screen savers and ready-to-print pamphlets, to help companies meet regulatory requirements for employee security awareness training while creating a more security-conscious workforce.

Read this full article at securitypipeline.com

Only registered users can write comments.
Please login or register.

Powered by AkoComment!

 
< Prev   Next >
    
Partner

 

Latest Features
Peter Smith Releases Linux Network Security Online
Securing a Linux Web Server
Password guessing with Medusa 2.0
Password guessing as an attack vector
Squid and Digest Authentication
Squid and Basic Authentication
Demystifying the Chinese Hacking Industry: Earning 6 Million a Night
Free Online security course (LearnSIA) - A Call for Help
What You Need to Know About Linux Rootkits
Review: A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Fifth Edition
Yesterday's Edition
Fixing OpenSSL's Heartbleed flaw will take MONTHS, warns Secunia
Even the most secure cloud storage may not be so secure, study finds
Targeted Attack Uses Heartbleed to Hijack VPN Sessions
Partner Sponsor

Community | HOWTOs | Blogs | Features | Book Reviews | Networking
 Security Projects |  Latest News |  Newsletters |  SELinux |  Privacy |  Home
 Hardening |   About Us |   Advertise |   Legal Notice |   RSS |   Guardian Digital
(c)Copyright 2014 Guardian Digital, Inc. All rights reserved.