Simple Steps To Building A Culture Of Cyber Awareness In Your Business

Cyber attacks are a constant threat in today’s digital world. From phishing emails, malware downloads, and data breaches, they can cripple your business and devastate personal lives.

Building a cyber awareness culture doesn’t require complex strategies or expensive training programmes. Here are some very simple steps you can take to make a difference within your organisation:

  • Start with leadership buy-in, the importance of building this culture needs to start from the top.
  • Make security awareness fun, not fearful. There are many Security Awareness Training tools out there to help deliver messaging in an engaging way.
  • When relaying your messaging, speak their language, keep it short and sweet.
  • Conduct phishing campaigns on a frequent basis.
  • Make reporting threats easy and to be encouraged.
  • Security champions: empower your employees.
  • Beyond work: remind staff that security spills over the working day.
  • Celebrate successes, inform all staff of reported threats, but more importantly when the success of raising the alarm has averted a potential disaster.
  • Leverage technology to help safeguard and protect your IT estate.