May 19 2021

RSA 2021: Remembering the Human Factor and Its Impact on Cybersecurity

Many security experts cite an organization's employees as a common risk element. However, companies frequently overlook opportunities to enhance security by paying attention to the human factor. At RSA 2021, we spoke with thought leaders about how to build a culture of security within businesses.  

View more of our coverage from RSA Conference 2021 and gain insight into how the conversation about cybersecurity is growing and evolving.


    Margaret Cunningham, Principal Research Scientist, Forcepoint

    Jinan Budge, Principal Analyst, Forrester

    Michelle Valdez, CISO, OneMain Financial 

    Joe Kuehne, Editor, BizTech

Video Highlights

  • Any change made from a technological or a policy perspective, particularly when it comes to cybersecurity, will have the potential for unintended consequences.
  • There are hidden, human-related costs to cybersecurity, such as a company's reputation, that are difficult to quantify.
  • Educating people on what they can do to protect the company and then reinforcing when they do the right thing can transform a company's culture and cybersecurity program.