IT security training is a critical layer in any company’s plan to protect data – but new research shows that even highly trained users are susceptible to hackers’ new sophisticated attacks.
Companies are increasingly being targeted by sophisticated spear phishing attacks that trick members of a chosen organization into downloading malware or surrendering sensitive data. And many businesses are helping criminals succeed.
Often the hardest part about overhauling an organization’s IT security program is knowing where to begin. In this guest post, security pro Ryan Halstead has some advice on getting started.
Most companies are confident their information is secure, but in reality, the data shows most organizations are struggling to deal with emerging IT security threats.
A significant part of a company’s security strategy is often conducting IT security training for users. But those attempts to raise awareness rarely help organizations avoid attacks, according to one security expert.