The New Wave of Cybersecurity Awareness Training

The only constant is change. The ongoing effects of COVID-19 have taught us that change is inevitable to survive. One major area that has been affected during COVID-19 is how we interact with employees, and what we need those employees to know right n… Continue reading The New Wave of Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Why Employees Aren’t Really “Getting” Your Cybersecurity Training

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Better Security Starts With Better Employee Training

Employees continue to be the most significant risk factor when it comes to security. According to a study by Kaspersky Lab, 52% of businesses say employees are their biggest weakness in IT security, with their careless, unintentional actions putting b… Continue reading Better Security Starts With Better Employee Training

5 Trends to Consider for Effective Security Training

Here are five trends impacting what corporate security training will look like in the near future When determining why cybersecurity incidents happen, many times it is largely due to inappropriate use of IT resources by employees. A 2019 study found t… Continue reading 5 Trends to Consider for Effective Security Training

Privacy: Employees Often the Weakest Link

GDPR will celebrate its first anniversary later this month. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will go into effect Jan. 1, 2020. Protecting consumer data is going to be a priority for every organization, large or small—if not now, then very so… Continue reading Privacy: Employees Often the Weakest Link

As Cybersecurity Challenges Climb, Can Training Lower Risk?

The right training for employees can have a huge impact on a company’s security posture In 2017, a study by analysts at Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) noted more than a quarter of cybersecurity pros felt a skills shortage was having a significa… Continue reading As Cybersecurity Challenges Climb, Can Training Lower Risk?

Your Employees Pose a Bigger Security Risk Than You Think

Ask a security expert what an organization’s biggest risk or threat is, they answer is almost always “the human factor.” While that could include anybody with access to your network or data, it really means your employees. As someone recently said to … Continue reading Your Employees Pose a Bigger Security Risk Than You Think

PwC staves off disruption with immersive emerging tech training

The big accounting firms are under pressure from digital disruption just like every industry these days, but PwC is trying a proactive approach with a digital accelerator program designed to train employees for the next generation of jobs. To do this, PwC is not just providing some additional training resources and calling it a day. […] Continue reading PwC staves off disruption with immersive emerging tech training

Degreed gets $42M to help build a tool to help employees learn the right skills

 When an employee is looking to advance in their career, where they work might have a kind of strict hierarchical path for the role they’re in and what titles come next — but there’s a good chance that employee might want to try … Continue reading Degreed gets $42M to help build a tool to help employees learn the right skills