Security awareness professionals: Best and worst parts of the job | Cyber Work Podcast

In this clip from the Cyber Work Podcast, Tiffany Franklin of Optiv talks about how she likes being creative as a security awareness professional to find solutions at work. Like any job, there are challenges, like not having a budget to ensure cybersecurity is done correctly.

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Tiffany Franklin has over 13 years’ experience as a learning and development professional and is currently a Manager of Cybersecurity Education at Optiv. Tiffany and her team develop solutions that address the unique challenges of global organizations facing a wide array of cybersecurity risks, including security awareness training program courses, simulated phishing attacks, and training reinforcement materials. She has a background in education and has a Masters in Instructional Design & Technology.

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