Developing a Security Culture that Reduces Risk All-around


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According to the team at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School, the most powerful cyber countries in the world are as follows: United States, China, UK, Russia, Netherlands, France, Germany, Canada, Japan, Australia, and Israel. Now some of these do not surprise us, but some do. Like the Netherlands, with 17 million people or little Israel, with 9 million, size and location play a role. But what is the most important thing is the human factor. People play an essential role not just when it comes to developing a security culture in countries but also when it comes to companies. Developing a security culture in a company moves beyond teaching employees about security; it is about living in every process and every department. The guest in this episode takes to us on how to develop and maintain a security culture.

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Our guest today is Perry Carpenter, chief evangelist, author, and strategy officer for KnowBE4. Perry Carpenter´s previous book, Transformational Security Awareness: What Neuroscientists, Storytellers, and Marketers Can Teach Us About Driving Secure Behaviors, quickly gained a reputation as the go-to guide for security awareness professionals worldwide, and, in 2021, he was inducted into the Cybersecurity Canon Hall of Fame. He’s the creator and host of the popular 8th Layer Insights podcast and co-author of the new book The Security Culture Playbook: An Executive Guide to Reducing Risk and Developing Your Human Defense Layer . KnowBe4 is the world’s first and largest New-school security awareness training and simulated phishing platform that helps you manage the ongoing problem of social engineering. The KnowBe4 platform is user-friendly and intuitive. It was built to scale for busy IT pros that have 16 other fires to put out. Our goal was to design the most powerful, yet easy-to-use platform available. Customers of all sizes can get the KnowBe4 platform deployed into production twice as fast as our competitors. Perry Carpenter is recognized thought leader on security awareness and the human factors of security, he’s provided security consulting and advisory services for the world’s best-known brands.