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How to Improve Your Security Awareness Training | Whitepaper

Feb 01, 2017

Fighting Cybercrime: How to Improve the Effectiveness of Your Security Awareness Training Program

Fighting Cybercrime Thumbnail2Cyberattacks are the new business reality. With that in mind, cybersecurity and IT experts are shoring up defenses with cutting-edge technology and resources. However, there is one critical component that you can’t forget: the human factor.

A survey from DCMS found that among large firms, “human error” was identified as the root cause of 28 percent of successful cyberattacks. Hackers are targeting naïve, poorly-educated employees with phishing schemes and other social engineering attacks because often times, they are the avenue of least resistance.

But, it doesn’t have to be that way. You can teach your employees to fight back with security awareness training. In this whitepaper, we are going to:

  • Explore how employees pose a threat to IT security
  • Make the case for security awareness training
  • Review the essential components of an effective training program

Don’t let cybercriminals exploit your employees. Download our whitepaper today to learn how you can help them with effective security awareness training.

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