A recent survey by CDW Government reported that four out of five federal IT managers said they provide ongoing classes on security policies and procedures, however almost half had seen employees post passwords in public places.


Tips for cybersecurity-training your employees

  • Make employee testing simple and routine
    (part of their orientation, and the security tip of the day)

  • Check what they do, not just what they know
    (use internal IT security employees to conduct vulnerability assessments)

  • Put security in personal terms
    (learn good habits at home like protecting personal/financial information)

  • Invoke consequences for misbehavior
    (part of performance evaluation)

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