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Change is what we do best

Things are looking a little different around here, right? We talk about enabling change nearly every day, so we’ve been working hard behind the scenes to make some changes to our brand, as well as our customers’ security cultures. You’ll notice that it’s even easier to navigate the Layer 8 website, simpler to learn more …

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What Have Beliefs Got To Do With Security Behaviours

What Have Beliefs Got To Do With Security Behaviours?

  The problem isn’t passwords; the problem is people and their security behaviours about passwords Take what Tom, an employee, has to say as an example… “Me? I’m useless at security. Last week we were told we’d got to update our passwords… again. I still haven’t done it. See the thing is I’ve just got used …

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The Real Security Risk That Your Board Needs To Know About

The Real Security Risk That Your Board Needs To Know About

What’s your greatest security risk? Now there’s a question for your board! If you’ve ever asked them, then they might have answered with any of the following: “Being unable to trade because somebody downloaded ransomware from a phishing email.” “Getting a massive fine under GDPR because somebody left customer data on a train.” “Losing valuable …

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Getting Staff to Buy In to Your Security Culture is Crucial

Getting Staff to Buy In to Your Security Culture is Crucial

  Imagine a world in which we offer our firefighters, nurses, and teachers theory training only. Imagine that there was no longer the funding available for the rigorous and intensive ‘hands-on’ practice they currently receive, and that in its place they receive an email outlining the incidents they might encounter, a PowerPoint illustrating the risks …

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3 Reasons Why the Board Will Want to Invest in Security Culture

3 Reasons Why the Board Will Want to Invest in Security Culture

  I don’t know if it’s one of those British things, but talking about ‘culture’ is something we do in a strangulated whisper, as though someone’s got their hands on our back squeezing the syllables out of us. Using ‘Security Culture’ as the backbone to a business plan has – equally – been off the …

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Building the Business Case for Security Culture - New White Paper

BYOD – Making the Workplace Revolution Work for You

BYOD or Bring Your Own Device, is a practice that challenges IT and Security Departments of enterprises globally.  Ever since 2009 when BYOD was what the cool kids in Silicon Valley did, this stealthy revolution has been stalking businesses large and small. Whilst large companies see the potential and all the security pitfalls, for small …

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