A State of IT Security 2019 survey confirmed that email security and employee training are the leading challenges tech security professionals face. Human errors cause nearly 90% of data breaches. Hackers deceive employees through phishing attacks, social engineering, malware, and ransomware. This cybercriminal behavior is inevitable, so it’s crucial to educate your employees on correct protocol and how to identify suspicious activity to strengthen your company’s defenses.
Informing your team about what to do and what not to do when they encounter cyberthreats can save you lots of time and money in the long run. If cybercriminals gain access to your clients’ and your company’s sensitive information, you could be faced with financial and, in extreme cases, legal trouble. To prevent an IT crisis, train your employees on: