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Mike Britton

Chief Information Security Officer

Mike Britton is the CISO of Abnormal Security, where he leads information security and privacy programs. Prior to Abnormal Security, Mike spent the last six years as the CSO and Chief Privacy Officer for Alliance Data. He brings 25 years of information security, privacy, compliance, and IT experience from a variety of Fortune 500 global companies. He holds an MBA with a concentration in Information Assurance from the University of Dallas.

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Learn about the most common socially-engineered attacks and why these tactics are still so successful—despite a growing awareness from employees.
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B 04 19 22 What CIS Oneedto Know
The email threat landscape is evolving fast. Discover the new tactics cybercriminals are using and how to reduce your risk of falling victim to these modern email attacks.
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Successful phishing attacks have increased by 34% in the last year, making it the most common email attack. Learn why phishing is so dangerous.
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If you’re interested in hearing from the true expert in security, plan to join us for a live-only webinar on Thursday, March 17th at 1:00pm ET.
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January 28th is Data Privacy Day, where individuals and organizations alike can take part in the international effort to safeguard privacy and data.
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We've arrived at that time of year—a time for reflection and celebration and spending time with family, and also that time of year where the cyber grinches hope to spoil the holiday fun.
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While cybersecurity awareness is a year-round venture, it is especially important to be mindful during certain times of the year. With Thanksgiving here in the United States on Thursday, our thoughts will likely be on our family and friends and everything we have to be thankful for this holiday season.
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As we close the books on another Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it’s clear that cybersecurity should be a priority all twelve months—not just one. To do so, security teams should emphasize practical tools (the what) and techniques (the how) to keep the company and employees safe.
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Blog hiring cybersecurity leaders
As with every equation, there are always two sides and while it can be easy to blame users when they fall victim to scams and attacks, we also need to examine how we build and staff security teams.
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It’s time to turn the page on the calendar, and we are finally in October—the one month of the year when the spooky becomes reality. October is a unique juncture in the year as most companies are making the mad dash to year-end...
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