Real Data Breaches Happen to Real Small Businesses.
Unfortunately, it’s a known fact that 71% of data breaches happen to businesses with less than 100 employees. Small businesses collect customer, employee and vendor names, addresses, social security numbers, dates of birth, driver’s licenses and insurance information. This information is everything a criminal needs to commit identity theft or sell the information on the dark web.
Moreover, new research has found that 60% of small businesses go out of business after a data breach. Not only are data breaches are expensive, but they cause damage to company’s reputation. After a data breach, customers often leave a business due to lack of trust, and negative publicity keeps newer customers from utilizing the services of the business. That’s why Cybersecurity Employee Training is so vital to businesses today, in order to protect years of work from one wrong click.
Your Employees are Your Weakest Cybersecurity Link.
It only takes one employee to fall for a phishing scam.
An IBM study found that 95% of data breaches are caused by employee mistakes. These mistakes include falling victim to a phishing or ransomware attack, losing a laptop or smartphone, or sending sensitive information to the wrong recipient. However, most of these mistakes are preventable with employee cybersecurity awareness training. It is critical for businesses to ensure that their employees understand the risks to sensitive information, the threat of data breaches, and how to identify attacks before they become effective.
Since phishing and ransomware are leading methods of attacks, employees need to know how to spot phishing emails, phishing websites and the dangers of email attachments. Training should also take into account the dangers of hacking, stolen mobile devices, posting sensitive information on social media and other causes of data breaches.
A good training program will continually remind employees about the dangers of data breaches and how to avoid becoming a victim. As cybercriminals are developing new scams and attacks every day, employees ought to be made aware of these scams.
Employee Training in a Simple Package.
Our Cybersecurity Employee Training removes the stress from educating your employees and getting them on the same page, even when they might have varying level of computer skills.
The Cybersecurity Employee Training includes:
Weekly Training Videos (A Library of 100’s of Videos on Various Topics to Choose From)
Monthly Security Newsletters
Simulated Phishing Attacks to measure how well your employees can spot malicious emails
If you’re interested in preventing data breaches, contact us to request your FREE Cybersecurity Employee Training quote.
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