SC Media Editor in Chief Jill Aitoro has 20 years of experience editing and reporting on technology, business and policy. She also serves as editorial director at SC Media’s parent company, CyberRisk Alliance. Prior to joining CRA, she worked at Sightline Media as editor of Defense News and executive editor of the Business-to-Government Group. She previously worked at Washington Business Journal and Nextgov, covering federal technology, contracting and policy, as well as CMP Media’s VARBusiness and CRN and Penton Media’s iSeries News.
For a more complete picture of employee cyber habits, organizations must creatively track user behaviors related to endpoint, web and data security as well. The data is there, said Living Security CSO Drew Rose at InfoSec World.
Positive reinforcement, rewards and gamification are effective employee cyber awareness strategies, while threatening consequences for unsafe behavior can sometimes do more harm than good, warned InfoSec World panelists.