Why we need security awareness training programs
by Kai Roer - Senior Partner, The Roer Group - Tuesday, 30 April 2013.
The fact that you are an expert on the topic does not make you the most fitting person to communicate the message. Consider the fact that your audience is usually not as interested nor as knowledgeable about security as you are. In fact, most of them probably find security to be a nuisance. Most of them will not be familiar with your terminology - they will not understand what you are saying. If they do not understand what you are saying, how do you expect them to learn?

My advice to you is to work with PR/Marketing, HR and other departments that can build a complete training program with supporting materials and messages.

Iím aware that if you have already made up your mind on the topic, it will be difficult for me or anyone to change it. But consider this: If you do not respect the people you work with and are training, how can you expect them to respect you and learn from you?

Spotlight

What can we learn from the top 10 biggest data breaches?

Posted on 21 August 2014.  |  Here's a list of the top 10 biggest data breaches of the last five years. It identifies the cause of each breach as well as the resulting financial and reputation damage suffered by each company.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Aug 22nd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //