Cyber Risk Aware Blog

The Importance of Benchmarking your Security Awareness Training Programme for Risk & Compliance Reasons.

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 13, 2018 12:37:00 PM / by Julie Lhanang posted in security awareness training, Phishing Simulation, GDPR, Staff Awareness

A company’s staff is the greatest untapped resource in the fight against cybercrime. Although research has shown that in 90% of successful cyber-attacks or more, there is an element of human fallibility involved, what those studies fail to mention is that a trained and vigilant staff could become the greatest barrier of defence against attack types: such as trojans, viruses, ransomware, and other electronic security threats.

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Data Protection: Regulations are Tightening...

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 21, 2017 9:59:30 PM / by Stephen Burke posted in Data Protection, GDPR

Non-compliance regulations are tightening. Are your people and technology prepared to pay the cost?

As the recent Amazon Cloud ‘outage’ shows, it doesn’t require cyber criminals, or malware to take down a company. A human typo will also do the trick.

The same is true of data protection, with human error being the number one cause of data breaches, according to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

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