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The Importance of Cybersecurity Training for Employees

September 1, 2020

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The Importance of Cybersecurity Training for Employees

Cybersecurity training is meant to help employees to protect themselves and their company against cyber attacks and threats. This type of training helps employees stay up-to-date on how to recognize cyber threats. Cybersecurity should be a big priority for all organizations, but unfortunately many have failed to implement fundamental cybersecurity policies and procedures into place, leaving their business exposed to potential attacks.

Cyber attackers have become more and more creative by using creative phishing attempts and rely on human error to make their attack. Employees are the most common entry points that phishers use. Because of this, unfortunately many data breaches are caused by human error, reinforcing the need for education revolving around cybersecurity.

This training is important because it helps employees learn how to recognize a cybersecurity threat. An employee is not able to recognize, report, or eliminate a security threat if they do not know how to recognize it in the first place. If employees are trained on how to recognize a threat, your organization will have a better chance of being able to prevent it.

Cybersecurity training covers things like the importance of password security, email and internet policies, the protection of company data, and best practices when it comes to encountering a potential threat.

An important thing to note about cyber security training is that it should be regular and ongoing. Continuous training will allow you to incorporate new policy changes and information or updates about the latest scams that could be going around. Like technology, cybersecurity is continuously evolving, so staying up-to-date can help keep your company safe.

Contact K3 Technology @ (303)-770-8050 to see how we can help solve some of your cybersecurity issues today!

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