Security Awareness Training (SAT)

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Keeping You Informed

Security Awareness Training (SAT)

Security awareness training (SAT) is a formal process used to educate employees about information security issues.

At ActiveIT, we believe an effective security awareness programme is based on education rather than demonisation.

The more effective the security awareness training programme, the more easily employees will be able to develop ‘soft-skills’ that benefit them both at work and in their private lives.

Knowing The Threats

Cyber Security Awareness

Businesses rely heavily on the web.

Whether it’s emails, websites or financial transactions, employers and employees will use both web and cloud-based programs daily.

As part of our security awareness training, we can teach people some of the most common (and not so common) cyber threats to look out for.

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Identifying The Scams

Phishing and Spear-Phishing emails

For example, it is estimated that 91% of hacking attacks begin with a ‘phishing’ or ‘spear-phishing’ email.

Let’s take a quick look at those scams.

Phishing Attacks

Phishing

This is where attackers cast a wide net and send legitimate-looking emails out to thousands of possible victims.

The intended victims are usually picked randomly.

Hyperlinks included in the email mail contain malicious code called malware, which can hijack the victim’s computer, enabling the scammer to control it secretly.

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Spear Phishing Attacks

Spear-Phishing

Spear phishing is a more targeted form of phishing.

Emails will appear to come from someone the victim knows and trusts, such as a co-worker, manager, or associate.

Their subject line or body may contain content tailored to the victim’s interests or industry.

Attackers may even research the victim’s social media profiles for background information.

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Our ITHC

ActiveIT’s Security Awareness Training Programme

Our security awareness training programme teaches how to identify potential security threats, whom to contact if they become aware of a security threat, and what to do with an email they feel is suspect.

Spotting potentially harmful emails

If you find an email in your inbox that you’re unsure of, see if any of these red flags are relevant:

Tests are conducted without making the user aware they are being tested. The training programme is adapted to suit the user’s areas of weakness.

Reporting is provided to show the progress that has been made. We can then identify the need for any further training. We aim to give confidence around data security for owners and directors of the company.

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Contact ActiveIT

If you would like to find out more information about our security awareness training for employees, contact our team today.

You can call us on 01903 257070 or email info@activegroup.co.uk

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