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End-User Awareness Training

End-User Awareness Training is a proven educational approach for reducing risky employee behaviors that can lead to security compromises. By efficiently delivering relevant information, security awareness training transforms employees into a business's best line of defense. Employees learn about subjects like information security, social engineering, malware, and industry-specific compliance topics. Knowledge verification increases employee resilience to cyberattacks at home, on the move, and at the office.

As cybersecurity threats continue to increase and evolve, security awareness training helps businesses decrease help desk costs, protect their reputation, and secure their overall cybersecurity investment.

What is the weakest link in a security chain?

There's no denying that humans are the weakest link in cybersecurity. No matter how strong your technical defenses, such as firewall, IPS, or IDS, are, they can always be circumvented by a determined attacker if they can find a way to trick or coerce a member of your staff into giving them access.

According to the 2022 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report: 82% of all breaches involve a human element. 

Businesses don’t have to become part of the statistics. If their employees are trained properly, companies can avoid many of the phishing scams being deployed in today’s ever-changing threat landscape. Well-trained users reduce these incidents, resulting in reduced costs related to lost productivity and system downtime.

Why implementing Security Awareness Training adds value:

Proven efficacy. With computer-based training, your employees will be able to drastically reduce the odds of clicking on a malicious link within a short period of time.

Relevant and current effective training. Experience over 120 courses at one inclusive rate. Course topics include cybersecurity, phishing and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Webroot has 85 micro learning modules that can be completed in 10 minutes or less. With multiple media formats, extend your reach with infographics, videos and posters.

Fully customizable phishing simulator. Over 200 real-world templates for everyday scenarios, including shipping alerts, vendor invoices, missed delivery, human resource policy changes, account lockout, critical software updates and more.

Trackable campaigns. Successfully monitor and track your employees’ success within a built-in learning management system (LMS). LMS automatically keeps track of participation, sends reminders and schedules reports for review. Reports can be shared with management to show progress and accountability. 

Give your employees the know-how to combat cyber threats.

JDI’s IT team can provide end users with proper training to avoid these debilitating threats.

Works Cited:

Webroot. (n.d.). Cyber Security Awareness Training for employees | Webroot. WebrootTM Security Awareness Training.

Lavi, S. (2022, January 20). Security awareness training: An educational asset you can’t be without: Webroot. Webroot.

opentext. (n.d.). Webroot® Security Awareness Training.