Most organizations around the world fail to recognize the most sophisticated, adaptive solution to security threats, already available to them; their people. With proper basic training and the creation of a corporate culture around fundamental security principles, end-users can become the most sophisticated threat detection, threat mitigation and prevention resource any organization can have.
In 2015, the Cyber Security Market reached 75 Billion in spending. Less than 1 Billion of that was spent on Security Awareness Training. Problem is, hackers and organized crime networks know this too! Why put forth the effort to hack the most expensive Cyber security equipment on the market when those organizations employees will likely let you through the door?
News headlines for the past decade are a constant reminder not investing in the development of your people; your most valuable asset will inevitably lead to a breach through their own error or misuse.
What can be done?
Adopt a comprehensive Cyber Security Awareness training plan and turn your people into human Cyber sensors actively monitoring your organization around the clock from every front for suspicious activity, evidence of the cyber breach, phishing attacks, virus, etc.
Certified Secure Computer User CSCU is a comprehensive Cyber Security Awareness program that offers employees and end users a fundamental understanding of various computer and network security threats such as:
Essential security skills for Knowledge workers - Become a Windows Hacking And Securing User
Armed with this knowledge, everyday employees and individuals will be able to take the necessary steps to mitigate their personal and corporate security risk.
Time is NOT on your side - Phishing attack research shows the median time for a phishing attack to take effect is 1 Minute, 22 Seconds. It is likely if you have been targeted, in less than the time it took you to read this page, you were compromised.