We’re getting into the festive spirit but that doesn’t mean we forget all about cyber security. Instead we’ve released a festive holiday awareness video for the whole world to see.
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Looking for great ways to spruce up security awareness in your company during Security Awareness Month? We’ve got just the thing. Check out AwareGO’s brand new Security Awareness Posters. They’re designed to remind people of good security behaviors and compliment them on a job well done.
Our focus has always been one of simplicity, ease of access and, time-saving. That‘s why our security awareness videos are short and our LMS platform simple to use. That‘s also why we offer a complete self service for our customers, if that‘s what they choose. We believe it‘s the simplest security awareness training platform today.
AwareGO just released a new security awareness video that covers the need for multi factor authentication.
Since the dawn of the internet and online accounts hackers have been trying to find ways to get to people’s passwords. They’ll use multiple ways, from phishing or spear phishing to keylogging or hacking into big databases that store multiple passwords. Hackers also know that many people use the same password for everything. If they get your password for one account they’ll try it everywhere to see if they’ll get lucky.
One of our latest videos is a reminder to everyone to keep your software updated. Once a software is launched small errors and bugs get reported and fixed via patches issued by the vendor, resulting in an update reminder on our screen. The right course of action would of course be to say yes to the update. So why don’t we do it?
In and of themselves, phishing simulations don’t raise awareness. Neither does forcing those who “failed” to sit through a lecture or long videos on cyber security. Phishing simulations, however, do give companies an indication of where they’re at awareness wise. An awareness score, if you will. But it only applies to the kind of phishing that was tested in the simulation. What it doesn’t tell you is…
This June we published a new video to remind employees to always double check account numbers when paying out invoices. We have a good reason to focus on cyber security awareness for finance divisions as we have heard multiple first-hand accounts of fraudsters sending out bogus invoices.
When carrying laptops or portable drives employees must always be aware of data safety. That’s why one of AwareGO’s latest awareness training videos is a reminder not to leave items containing private data in the car.
Even if you’re not throwing a party to celebrate GDPR’s anniversary you might want to “give thanks”. GDPR might be a hassle but it has its benefits too.
Include your employees in the security awareness training as if their livelihoods depended on it. Because they do!