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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.

B 09 29 22 CISO Cybersecurity Awareness Month
October is here, which means Cybersecurity Awareness Month is officially in full swing! These five tips can help security leaders take full advantage of the month.
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B Account Takeover Blog 08 22 22
Learn how threat actors execute account takeovers, how they exploit compromised accounts, and what you can do to reduce your risk.
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B 1500x1500 Email Attack Insights
Join us for a three-part webinar series about the most serious email-based threats, featuring some of the biggest names in cybersecurity.
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B 07 22 22 Webinar Recap
Credential phishing attacks can lead to loss of revenue, loss of data, and long-term reputational damage. Learn why these attacks are successful and how to block them.
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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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Blog cover data privacy day
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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Blog holiday scams cover
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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Blog black friday scam cover
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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