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10 Tips for Security Awareness Training That Hits the Target

Try these tricks for devising an education program that gets employees invested — and stays with them after the training is over.

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Now in its 20th year, it is an initiative to stress the importance of understanding cyber-risks and how to prevent costly mistakes that can lead to a breach or data theft. But how aware are your employees? While most organizations (some figures say as much as 97%) provide awareness training, many security incidents still tie back to human error.

How do security leaders know the awareness training they invest in and implement will actually help employees learn?

Here are 10 tips for creating security awareness training that hits the bulls-eye.

About the Author(s)

Joan Goodchild, Contributing Writer

Contributing Writer, Dark Reading

Joan Goodchild is a veteran journalist, editor, and writer who has been covering security for more than a decade. She has written for several publications and previously served as editor-in-chief for CSO Online.

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