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Use Mimecast's Awareness Training program to target your weakest link, human error, to reduce cyber risk and prevent data breaches.
It's a startling statistic: more than 90% of security breaches involve an error by an employee. With web security threats continuing to plague organizations of all sizes and with breaches costing nearly $4 million on average to remediate, it's no wonder that security awareness training for employees is a top priority for CISOs.
Yet despite billions of dollars poured into cyber security training courses each year, most awareness training programs fail to move the needle on reducing risk and preventing breaches. The reason: most security awareness training efforts are boring and bothersome – employees simply tune them out or avoid them.
Mimecast offers an alternative – highly engaging cyber security awareness training that employees love, delivered in short and non-intrusive sessions, with tools to address the individual needs and risks of each employee.
Mimecast Awareness Training is a security awareness training and cyber risk management platform that combines training techniques with predictive analytics to combat security breaches caused by employee mistakes.
Our methodology features short and genuinely funny videos on a wide variety of security topics, written by real comedy writers and produced by entertainment industry pros. In just a few minutes each month, employees get the best practices and awareness they need to become an active part of your defense, rather than your biggest risk.
What makes Mimecast Awareness Training different?
Mimecast Awareness training works because it is:
|More Knowledge: Awareness Before and After Training|
Security awareness refers to the understanding by employees of the many ways that attackers may try to breach their organization's security, and how users can play a significant role in stopping attacks and protecting the organization. Security awareness also involves familiarity with best practices for working with email and the web.
In cybersecurity, awareness training is a program designed to help users and employees understand the role they play in helping to combat information security breaches. Awareness training helps employees to understand risks and identify potential attacks they may encounter as they receive email and use the web. Awareness training also acquaints employees with best practices for avoiding risk.
Research suggests that human error is responsible for more than 90% of all security breaches. Security awareness training helps to minimize risk by addressing the mistakes that employees may make when using email and the web, and by promoting more secure behavior.
GDPR awareness training is specifically design to help employees understand the risks, rules, safeguards and rights in relation to European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance.
Fraud awareness training acquaints employees with the many techniques used by malicious individuals to defraud organizations of money and data. Once they have completed awareness training, employees are ideally more likely to spot, avoid and/or report fraudulent activity.