Anagha Anilkumar

Cyber Security Researcher, Research and Innovation

Anagha is a Cyber Security Researcher within the Research and Innovation division at Security Quotient (SQ). Initially, she joined SQ in May 2023 as an Associate Content Developer before transitioning into her current role. Her primary focus is establishing Security Quotient as a leading authority on the behavioral dimensions of cyber security. At SQ, Anagha spearheads the curation and maintenance of the resource section on our website, ensuring that it remains a comprehensive repository of valuable insights and expertise. Additionally, she is involved in producing cutting-edge research content with a specific emphasis on the behavioral aspects of cyber security. Anagha is committed to making cyber security knowledge accessible to a broader audience by simplifying complex concepts. Her goal is to bridge the gap between technical intricacies and practical understanding, empowering cyber security enthusiasts through her work.

Articles authored by Anagha Anilkumar

Cyber Security Awareness

Building Human Cyber Resilience using Security Awareness Training Programs

Building a strong security culture isn’t a one-time effort. It’s a continuous journey of education, adaptation, and reinforcement. Here are some strategies that can help you along this journey

Cyber Security Culture

Audit Strategies for Effective Security Awareness Training

Auditing will not only help you improve your training program but also give you more leverage in the boardroom, as you will now possess tangible evidence of the program’s impact.

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How to Increase Employee Interest in Security Awareness Training Programs

Content and delivery methods that can connect the dots between abstract security concepts and their tangible impacts on the individual’s daily work life make the learning experience not only more relatable but also more impactful.

Selecting the right training provider can make or break the success of your security awareness training (SAT) efforts. Several key factors like comprehensiveness, delivery methods, industry experience, etc, can help you choose your SAT partner.

Cyber Security Awareness

How to Select the Right Cyber Security Awareness Training Vendor

Social engineering and other tactics that exploit human behavior and tendencies are often utilized by cyber attackers as a primary method of intrusion. However, effective educational programs can transform this vulnerability into the strongest component of your cyber security efforts. Achieving this requires selecting an educational partner who provides compelling and insightful material and customizes it to meet your organization’s unique requirements.

Training for a hybrid workforce. It is important to recognize that employees in different roles and locations may face unique threats, hence security training in a hybrid model must be more personalized.

Cyber Security Behavior

Design a Cyber Security Behavior-Oriented Awareness Program for a Hybrid Workforce

Recognizing that employees in different roles and locations may face unique threats, security training in a hybrid model must be more personalized. This could involve role-specific training modules, scenario-based learning tailored to different work environments, and adaptive learning paths that evolve based on the threat landscape and individual learning progress.

Cyber Security Behavior

How does Gamified Training Impact Cyber Security Behavior and Culture?

Let’s face it, no matter how serious cyber threats are nowadays, the average employee will rarely think about them on a daily basis or prioritize cyber security practices without a direct incentive. Gamification introduces an engaging way to keep these important issues top of mind, encouraging proactive behavior through a more relatable and interactive approach.

Cyber Security Behavior

How Does Gamified Security Training Positively Impact Cyber Security Behavior Modelling?

Gamification incorporates elements such as points, badges, leaderboards, challenges, and rewards, tapping into the natural human desires for competition, achievement, and recognition. With its characteristics, gamification touches on all main components in cyber security behavior modelling.

Cyber Security Culture

Setting SMART Cyber Security Culture and Behavior Goals

Influencing employee behavior, let alone changing the organization’s security culture, is not an overnight task. Defining clear and actionable goals is a great first step, which will serve as a roadmap toward a more secure and aware working environment.

Cyber Security Culture

Key Metrics and KPIs for Cyber Security Behavior and Culture

In cyber security, Key Metrics and Performance Indicators (KPIs) are not just beneficial but essential. These metrics serve as a compass, guiding organizations towards a stronger cyber security posture by spotlighting areas needing enhancement and celebrating progress.

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How to Align Cyber Security Behavior and Culture with Security Regulations?

Depending on the industry, your organization has to follow specific compliance standards.Typically, these standards aim to protect sensitive consumer data and intellectual property. Some popular compliance regulations you may encounter are: