How are youdoing compared to your peers of similar size?
As a security leader, you’re faced with a tough choice. Even as you increase your budget for sophisticated security software, your exposure to cybercrime keeps going up! IT security seems to be a race between effective technology and clever attack methods. However, there’s an often overlooked security layer that can significantly reduce your organisation’s attack surface: New-school security awareness training.
The 2019 study analysed a data set of nearly nine million users across 18,000 organisations with over 20 million simulated phishing security tests. In this report, research from KnowBe4 highlights employee Phish-prone™ percentages by industry, revealing at-risk users that are susceptible to phishing or social engineering attacks. Taking it a step further, the research also reveals radical drops in careless clicking after 90 days and 12 months of new-school security awareness training.
Do you know how your organisation compares to your peers of similar size? Download your report to learn more about:
New phishing benchmark data for 19 industries
Understanding who’s at risk and what you can do about it
Actionable tips to create your “human firewall”
The value of new-school security awareness training
KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest
security awareness training (SAT) and simulated phishing platform, announces it
has won Network Computing’s Security Training and Consultancy Provider of the
KnowBe4’s CEO Stu Sjouwerman said, “We are very happy to win this award and are committed to the UK market. We’ve seen explosive growth with organisations recognising the need for training to improve their security culture. Additionally, we are working with UK based organisations such as Twist and Shout to continue to provide relevant and Netflix quality content.” Sjouwerman further noted, “We are also very proud of our UK team for their dedication to our customers.”
According to Verizon’s 2019 data breach investigation report, Phishing was the #1 threat action used in successful breaches linked to social engineering and malware attacks.
Network Utilities partner with KnowBe4 to help our customers keep users on their toes with security top of mind. Effective new-school security awareness training helps reduce risk and strengthen an organisation’s human firewall.