The Lucifer Effect: Understanding the Roots of Toxic Cybersecurity Culture
The article explores the toxic culture that exists within the cybersecurity industry and discusses strategies for dismantling this mindset and replacing it with a positive, growth-oriented approach. The factors fueling the toxic culture include a blame-oriented mindset, inadequate communication and collaboration, and a high-pressure work environment. The strategies for preventing a toxic culture and promoting positive change include cultivating a growth mindset, fostering open communication and collaboration, encouraging ethical behavior and decision-making, and supporting employee well-being. Additionally, the article introduces PhishFirewall, an autonomous platform that uses AI to deploy phishing simulations and offers tailor-made education to transform a company's workforce into a phish-resistant fortress.
March 20, 2023
5 min read