Tom Pendergast

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Tom Pendergast, Ph.D., is the chief architect of MediaPro’s Adaptive Awareness Framework, a vision of how to analyze, plan, train and reinforce to build a comprehensive awareness program, with the goal of building a risk-aware culture. He is the author or editor of 26 books and reference collections. Dr. Pendergast has devoted his entire career to content and curriculum design, first in print, as the founder of Full Circle Editorial, then in learning solutions with MediaPro.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Tom Pendergast and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

What Pepsi's failed ad can teach us about data privacy

We're all responsible for combating fake news

We're all responsible for combating fake news

In the darkness of fake news and phishing, it’s our job to shed a little light and equip employees with the skills to navigate treacherous waters.

How to avoid falling for the W-2 phishing scam

How to avoid falling for the W-2 phishing scam

The W-2 scam provides another example of how a security awareness program that adapts to trending threats has an advantage over a one-size-fits-all plan.

Reaching the cybersecurity tipping point

Reaching the cybersecurity tipping point

Are you creating conditions that lead employees toward their cybersecurity tipping point—to committing to solid security and privacy practices?

Security fatigue—or how I learned to overcome laziness and use a password manager

Security fatigue—or how I learned to overcome laziness and use a password manager

Most of us have security fatigue. The cure for it: Use a password manager.

The silver lining on a ransomware attack

The silver lining on a ransomware attack

Ransomware is bad news, but it can also be a powerful motivator for companies to up their game when it comes to defending against cyber threats.

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