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Security Awareness Training2019-06-18T16:00:17+01:00

Security awareness training

95% of all data and system breaches are caused by human error. It is therefore imperative to your business that your staff understand cyber security and can mitigate risks, such as identifying a phishing attack and understanding their requirements under the GDPR.

Mistakes such as sending personal data to the wrong email or clicking a link in a phishing email can all be costly to your business. You can significantly reduce the chances of your business becoming victim to a phishing attack, or breaching the GDPR, by delivering training to your staff.

TecSec’s security awareness training uses a cloud platform, that can be fully monitored and managed by us, to distribute training to your staff via email. There are 36 training modules, listed below, and include a short test at the end to test how well the user has understood the course content.

We can track and report to you which training modules have been successfully completed and on which dates.

Key modules of our security awareness training:

  • Understanding Cyber Security
  • Avoiding Phishers, hackers and social engineers
  • Introduction into Ransomware
  • Ransomware and Cyber Crime
  • Ransomware- Acts and Obligations
  • Data Security: Phishing
  • Social Media Awareness
  • Working Safely and Securely
  • GDPR & Data Protection
  • Data Security: Emails
  • Data Security: Passwords
  • Data Security: Phishing
  • Data Security: Physical Access
  • Introductions to Microsoft Word
  • Introductions to Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Introductions to Microsoft Excel
  • Introductions to Microsoft Outlook
  • The suite allows you (or us) to create simulated email phishing attacks on your staff by sending emails that appear to be from somewhere else (dropbox, Microsoft, holiday inn etc) but are in fact simulated attempts to steal information.
  • This can be customised massively, with people who click the phishing links sent straight to training, to a notification page or just to a blank page.
  • You can see a comprehensive report of who opens the simulated phishing email, and who clicked the link.
  • Used in conjunction with training modules, this is a very powerful way to see the “before” picture, send the training, then gauge the “after” picture so you can see tangible changes in culture.

Benefits of our training:

Equipping your staff with the relevant skills and training will help to protect your business from the loss of time, money and reputation associated with data breaches.

Each module is entertaining and memorable using real life examples and exercises, which really helps when it comes to answering the brief assessment questions.

Data Protection Officers, under Article 39 (c) of the GDPR, must assign training to relevant staff.

Staff will be able to identify a Phishing attack.

The user will acquire a basic knowledge of the GDPR and their responsibilities

Can learn how to effectively use software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

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