We’ve all experienced the frustration of the internet dropping out just when you need it most. Or an internal CMS crashing, causing you to lose unsaved work.
Ideas for communicating InfoSec topics to staff (+ FREE Screensaver designs)
An unintentional click here. An innocent download there.
Suddenly your entire network is crippled by a ransomware attack.
But did you know, 95 per cent of cyber security incidents are attributed to human error (according to IBM research)?
Logically, if staff were better trained on what to look out for, you could significantly reduce the risk of being hacked.
With that in mind, we recently reached out to the SnapComms customer community asking them to share their learnings and tips for educating staff on this critical topic.
Despite my purposefully attention-grabbing headline, the truth is that in today’s environment of information overload, there’s no real easy way to promote a security-conscious culture in the workplace.
What I am seeing though is many organizations sidestepping this problem by reinventing their internal communications approach.
‘Out’ are formal, one-way, heavy text-based communications. ‘In’ are interactive, visual, multi-media formats delivered via unmissable formats that demand attention.
So if you’re tasked with communicating cybercrime prevention, follow these three easy(ish) steps to engage with staff and get your information security culture humming.