It’s been almost 8 months since Scott Morrison addressed the nation on cyber security. In that address he related a stark warning about the cybercrime situation in Australia.
Cybersecurity Habits All Remote Workers Should Incorporate
Working remotely is no longer a perk companies offer to their employees every now and again — it has become the norm. The pandemic has left companies and freelance entrepreneurs alike at home, building makeshift workspaces in their living spaces in an attempt to help flatten the curve. The transition has led many businesses to change their mindset about telecommuting and finally see the benefits of working remotely. In fact, lots of businesses have begun committing to a fully remote, or mostly remote workforce, despite many of the social distancing and quarantine policies easing. Unfortunately, not all workers are knowledgeable when it comes to cybersecurity, and this could mean trouble for your business. This makes it all the more important that you educate your team about the basics of cybersecurity and help them build good cybersecurity habits.
Cybersecurity Awareness Training Part 2 – Educational Videos
There are a number of ways that companies protect themselves from breaches to their network. These include firewalls, anti-malware/antivirus solutions, web protection, and more. But one important area of IT security is employee awareness training.
Cybersecurity Awareness Training Part 1 – Dark Web Monitoring
In the first six months of 2019, at least 4.1 billion records were stolen in data breaches. In the first three months last year, Microsoft found 44 million accounts that were reusing passwords found within databases that had been breached in the past.
How to Make Your Cybersecurity Awareness Training More Engaging and Memorable
Human error is one of the main causes of data breaches. Whether it comes through choosing weak passwords or accidentally clicking on a phishing email, employees that aren’t aware of good cybersecurity practices can become a big liability.