Dr. Matthew Canham

Contributing Writer


Dr. Matthew Canham is a Research Professor of Cybersecurity at the Institute of Simulation and Training, University of Central Florida, and CEO of Beyond Layer 7, a cybersecurity consulting firm. Previously, Dr. Canham was a Special Agent with the FBI, where he investigated cybercrimes and intellectual property theft. He holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology with special expertise in human centric security and behavioral engineering.

Posts by Dr. Matthew Canham

Security Awareness Training

Cultivating Cyber Resilience Stewards

Motivating users to take an active role in advancing your organization’s cybersecurity can be challenging. Gamifying their training is a promising approach to increasing engagement. Key Points: Cyber resilience stewards are employees who bolst…

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Security Awareness Training

Security Awareness Training: Dealing with Repeat Clickers

How do you make your security training more successful? Focus on employees who repeatedly fall for phishing emails. Key Points: The greatest risk to your company’s email security is probably posed by a small group of employees. These “re…

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Security Awareness Training

The Security Paradox: How Phishing Filters Can Make Your Organization Less Secure

Research finds that too little exposure to phishing emails can make users more susceptible to them. The key is finding the right cadence of simulated phishing campaigns. Key Points: Humans require occasional exposure to maintain vigilance against so…

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