Security best practices for users is your first line of defense

March 25, 2015


Most CIOs are on top of their game when it comes to securing networks, encrypting sensitive data and keeping private customer information safe – chances are, you’re one of those. But there’s a glaring flaw you may have overlooked: your end-users.

Preparing end-users to think securely

“Sure, you’ve invested in cutting-edge security software and you’ve got great IT talent – but you’ve also got end-users.Marketing, sales, administrative professionals; these are the folks who are woefully unprepared to deal with phishing scams, social engineering schemes and it’s the cause of a lot of . It’s a major part of the problem,” says Anthony Harris, a security expert and subject matter expert (SME) with online education provider Cybrary.

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