Learn more about cybersecurity awareness and training measures, and best practices from Charles Denyer, one of the world’s foremost cybersecurity experts and keynote speakers.
Advances in technology allow us to function at unprecedented levels of efficiency that seemed unimaginable just a few decades ago. Computing systems are now smaller, faster – and cheaper – than ever before, allowing both businesses and individuals alike to conduct almost any type of process at a flip-of-the-switch or click-of-the-mouse, with little to no effort at all. Yet with all the benefits received by the luxuries of information technology, security issues loom very large.
Hackers are Everywhere – Are You Prepared?
It seems that with each passing day another story makes headlines due to a notable data breach whereby untold numbers of credit cards and/or Personally Identifiable Information (PII) were stolen or compromised. Unfortunately, as we continue to rely on information systems for storing, processing, and/or transmitting sensitive and confidential information, data security breaches will become more common, resulting in significant costs for everyone in society.
Just consider some of the following largest data breaches in history that have occurred in recent years, which have resulted in hundreds of millions of comprised consumer accounts, ranging from credit card information, medical records, social security numbers, and many other forms of PII. It’s absolutely staggering and its why security awareness training is now more important than ever for helping ensure the safety and security of critical organizational information systems.
Additionally, crime statistics for identity theft and other forms of electronic fraud and abuse continue to rise, with no end in sight. It’s time organizations became very serious about information security awareness training, and it starts today with a comprehensive security awareness training program.
Getting the Most Out of Your Security Awareness Training
There are many challenges when it comes to employee security awareness training for today’s organizations, such as time constraints, lack of interest by end-users, along with numerous other issues. As such, the true goal of any security awareness training program should seek to successfully achieve the following:
- Provide a comprehensive, yet easy-to-understand and engaging training program.
- Offer in-depth educational resources regarding many of today’s most critically important security issues.
- Deliver a clear and concise message as to the what security awareness is, why it’s important, what it entails, and many other applicable issues.
- Enhance end-user skills, knowledge and overall awareness regarding information security.
- Encourage best practices for information security, while also fundamentally changing the way employees regard the need for security awareness provisions.
Finally, making security awareness a true part of the organization’s fabric, one that requires a commitment by ell employees for ultimately helping ensure the safety and security of an organization’s critical information systems.
Want to Learn More and also Grow your Business?
Want to learn more about security awareness training and how cybersecurity can be your rock-solid competitive advantage for long-term growth and profits? Charles Denyer, one of the world’s leading cybersecurity specialists and a globally recognized cybersecurity keynote speaker, offers organizations a way to secure their information systems, while also creating immense value – and increased revenue generating opportunities from their clients. How? By obtaining a competitive advantage through cybersecurity. Book Charles as your next keynote speaker, and learn more about securing and growing your business today.