Ransomware and phishing attacks are so prevalent now that it’s no longer a question of if your organization will be attacked – but when. In fact a recent survey conducted by Information Security Media Group indicated that 76% of organizations surveyed between 1,000 and 2,000 employees believe ransomware is a significant business threat.
Firewalls and malware software will offer protection, but not if your users let the attackers in the proverbial front door. And as phishing and ransomware schemes become more sophisticated, so must your users.
Security training educates users on how to spot potential phishing schemes and how to guard against malicious attacks. If you’re a small organization with an overloaded IT team, your challenge is implementing a cyber threat awareness program quickly and easily. If you’re a large enterprise, you need a program that is manageable, scalable, and measurable.
Training programs can be tailored to your specific organization’s needs, budget and size. Techniques include automated, simulated phishing attacks that mimic real-world threats and give insight into your organization’s vulnerabilities, as well as: