Joan Goodchild, Contributing Writer, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2023

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Effective security awareness programs educate staff about risks and — if done well — dramatically reduce data breaches and attacks within an organization. While there are many tactics that work, there are also plenty of clunkers.

What are some of the more "sinful" ways companies try to dispense awareness education, only to find out their efforts are not working? Here's a look at the seven deadly sins of security awareness so you can avoid these missteps when crafting your own program.

About the Author(s)

Joan Goodchild, Contributing Writer

Contributing Writer, Dark Reading

Joan Goodchild is a veteran journalist, editor, and writer who has been covering security for more than a decade. She has written for several publications and previously served as editor-in-chief for CSO Online.

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