Tag Archive: training

Security Awareness: 5 Ways to Educate Your Employees

Written by
Published 03/13/2017

Security Awareness: 5 Ways to Educate Your Employees   Security awareness training is the number one tool needed to build a culture of cybersecurity. For a business to remain secure, employees from the top levels of senior management to the most introductory level jobs need to buy into the importance of cybersecurity. Employee training sessions, however, are like those required introductory college courses. People feel they already know the information so they only half-heartedly pay attention and then wing the quizzes at the end hoping for the best, sort of like those college essays they hated writing. Unlike a college essay, security awareness has long-term financial and reputational risk implications. The 2016 IBM Cost of Data Breach Study indicated that…