Anup Narayanan

Founder and CEO, Security Quotient

Anup serves as the Founder, CEO, and Director of Security Quotient. Since its establishment as a one-man consulting firm in 2005, Security Quotient has evolved into a reputable Human Cyber Risk Management Company. With a client base extending globally, the company now operates from three international offices. Anup’s expertise lies in the realms of human cyber security risk management, cyber security sentiment analysis, and behavior assessments.

Articles authored by Anup Narayanan

GDPR

Creating a GDPR-aligned Cyber Security Awareness Training Program

Designing a GDPR-focused awareness program should be a strategic approach that addresses the unique needs of your business while adequately covering the regulation. Here are the key factors to guide you in the process:

Cyber Security Behavior Data Analytics

Role of Behavior Indicator Map in Cyber Security Data Analytics

The behavior indicator map is customizable and adaptable and this makes them a highly valuable tool in the cyber security realm. These features ensure that the maps remain relevant and effective in the face of evolving threats, changing organizational structures and varying user behaviors.

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.

Operational Technology

Why is OT Cyber Security Important?

Traditionally, OT security mainly focused on ensuring the physical safety and functionality of machines across various locations. But, thanks to the increasing integration with IT, factory operations are more reliant on digital technologies, opening up a plethora of cyber risks.

Cyber Security Assessments

Benefits of a Cyber Security Risk Assessment

Even with advanced cyber security technologies, blind spots persist due to complex IT environments and evolving cyber threats. Additionally, human error and legacy systems contribute to overlooked vulnerabilities, necessitating constant vigilance and adaptation of security measures.

Cyber Security Awareness

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.

In response to today's dynamic cyber security landscape, professionals have shifted their focus from traditional signature-based methods to more advanced techniques, and Cybersecurity Behavior Data Analytics has emerged as a game-changer.

Cyber Security Behavior Data Analytics

Understanding Cyber Security Data Analytics

At its core, Cyber Security Behavior Data Analytics is an advanced strategy that focuses on understanding and analyzing the behavioral patterns of users or employees in a digital environment. By recognizing subtle changes in user behavior, it can anticipate security incidents before they escalate, allowing organizations to take pre-emptive measures.

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.