Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Consistent with the findings of the 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report1, 82% of breaches involved the responsibility of the human element. Consequently, employees play a critical role in preventing cybersecurity breaches. They are often the first line of defense against cyber-attacks, as well as the most likely source of cybersecurity incidents triggered by human error.
Cybersecurity Awareness Training

For instance, phishing is up 61% year to year2. More organizations are getting hacked, and phishing remains one of the most commonly targeted attack vectors. Phishing is a form of social engineering whereby cyber-attackers deceive people into revealing sensitive information or installing onto devices malware such as viruses, worms, trojan horses, spyware and ransomware.

The Importance of Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Cybersecurity Awareness Training focuses on raising awareness among employees about the threats and risks associated with cybersecurity and it provides practical information and advice on how to respond to those risks. For instance, it helps employees recognize and respond to suspicious emails, identify malicious websites, and understand the importance of strong passwords. It covers topics such as phishing, password management, and secure data handling, and is designed to be engaging and interactive to hold the employees’ attention.

Read on the article we wrote for IN-SEC-M.

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