Traditional form of security awareness training rarely achieves what it’s set out to do. Instead, valuable time is taken out of employees’ days to complete training that positions them as the problem, thereby reinforcing a negative stigma and undermining the entire process.
With 90% of cyber attacks resulting from human error, it’s time that our security training programs undergo a paradigm shift and recognize that properly trained and empowered employees are essential to any effective, new-age security program.
A large chasm of cultural disconnect remains in the realm of security. Employee engagement is a particular problem, with less than half saying that they were very likely to report a cybersecurity incident.
Not all security awareness training programs achieve desired results. Here are items to consider when setting up your security awareness training program.