Build stronger defenses with Mimecast's information security awareness training.
Nearly all successful cyberattacks have one thing in common: an employee took an action that allowed the attack to take place. In fact, studies show human error is a factor in more than 90% of security breaches. Clearly employees need greater security awareness to protect themselves and their organization from a constantly evolving threat landscape.
One would think that information security awareness training could help to improve the situation. But after committing billions of dollars to training programs in recent years, organizations today are even more likely to experience a breach than they were four years ago.
Why is it so hard to improve security awareness? At Mimecast, we believe the issue is in the traditional approach to training. IT security awareness is not exactly a captivating subject for most people, and traditional training programs only make matters worse by being incredibly boring. How can anyone expect employees to learn or master security best practices when they're having a hard time paying attention?
Mimecast solves this problem with a security awareness training program that is highly entertaining and structured to make security best practices simple to learn and easy to retain.
Mimecast Awareness Training is a training and risk management platform that helps you combat security breaches caused by employee mistakes. Our approach features:
Mimecast security awareness training features 12 to 15 new training modules each year to keep content fresh and relevant. Current training topics include:
Mimecast security awareness training is highly effective at changing employee attitudes and behavior around critical security practices. Additional benefits of Mimecast Awareness Training include:
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What is security awareness?
Security awareness refers to an employee's understanding of the threats that face their organization and how they can help to mitigate or avoid them.
What are the elements of security awareness?
Elements of security awareness include knowledge of a wide variety of threats, an understanding of how they may encounter those threats during the workday, the best practices for mitigating threats, and the kind of mistakes they must avoid in order to protect themselves and the organization.
What is a security awareness program?
A security awareness program is a training tool that helps employees to build greater awareness and safer behavior.
Does Mimecast offer Office 365 security and compliance training?
Mimecast Awareness Training includes many topics that are relevant to Office 365 security and compliance. These include instructions in compliance for GDPR, PCI and HIPAA as well as training in how to deal with impersonation fraud, ransomware and phishing attacks.