Press Releases
 
IT Cyber Security Training Points

, 23 December 2018 -- Jerusalem, Israel (Date): As per the observations of experts, human error, today’s major weak point, is also the easiest for cyber criminals to exploit.

Jerusalem, Israel (Date): As per the observations of experts, human error, today’s major weak point, is also the easiest for cyber criminals to exploit. Actually, around 90% of cybercrimes are planned and implemented with the help of human error or behavior.

Naturally, it becomes necessary for businesses to provide some sort of IT cyber security training to employees to educate them on the importance of safeguarding sensitive information and which malicious dangers to expect and prepare against.

Being an IT service provider responsible for protecting your clients and their businesses you should arrange for security training and education. Here are some essential components you should cover while offering security awareness training.

1. Social Engineering and Phishing

Social engineering refers to an attack based on cheating users or administrators into revealing information, whereas phishing means acquiring sensitive data (usernames, passwords and payment information etc.) from a person through chat, email or other method and is a common kind of social engineering attack.

The success of phishing and other social engineering attacks is due to the attackers’ skill of being disguised in such a way that they look like coming from trustworthy, credible sources. However, there are still a few indications to help you identify a phishing attempt, e.g. misspellings, typos, a sense of urgency, links consisting of a string of irrelevant letters and numbers and so on.

2. Protecting Yourself from Social Engineering Attacks

Just as you take prompt measures for range security, it’s necessary to take instant measures for protection against social engineering attacks. Here are some best things you and your clients can do in case of a potential phishing attack:

Never Click a Fishy-looking Content

Users should never click a link, attachment or fields of requested information if they feel that there is something fishy.

Inform the IT Team

Informing the right people about a potential scam may prevent it from spreading further. Also, encourage your clients to forward such emails to you for investigation.

3. Passwords, Connection, and Access

Enable your clients to differentiate between general and privileged users. Typically privileged access is offered to users who should access sensitive data or perform administrative-level functions. Each employee must know which level of access they have, meaning which applications, information or functions they can or cannot perform and have or have no access to.

4. Device Security

In the times of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), an increasing number of mobile devices are making their entry to workplaces, linking the corporate network and having an access to company information. This gives rise to more entry points for threats and so, it’s important for employees to make sure their mobile devices are secure enough to connect to the corporate network and are always with them.

Since the same risk that lurks over desktops and laptops apply to mobile devices, employees should be given proper training cyber security regarding mobile devices.

So, experts warn that only if you secure your business from all sides against cyber-attacks, you can get the desired safety and peace of mind.

# # #


Submitted by thenewsgiraffe on Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 10:11 PM
Category: News & Media
 
Related News

SEO - Webdesign prijs - Website ontwerp
Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019

The Optimal Way to Have Brand Presence and Have The Most Followers on Instagram
Tuesday, 12 Mar 2019

The Best Ways to Grow Your Instagram
Monday, 11 Mar 2019

Struggling to be an Instagram Influencer? Here’s What To Do
Monday, 11 Mar 2019

How to Up Your Instagram Game
Sunday, 10 Mar 2019

Related Events

There are no related events in this category.

Latest News

Global Ceramic Tiles Market | By Manufacturers, Application, Analysis and Forecast, 2025
Friday, 22 Mar 2019

Gani Marble Tiles Provides the Best Collection of White Marble Tile to Beautify Any Property
Friday, 22 Mar 2019

April Fools' Day Promo:rs3 gold with Up to 6% off Code ASP6 on RSorder Till Apr.2
Friday, 22 Mar 2019

Happy April Fool's Day!Up to 6% off 07 rs gold for OSRS Song of the Elves Mar.28-Apr.2
Friday, 22 Mar 2019

Madden Mobile Hack Generates Money to Play on Popular Online Platforms for Global Players!
Friday, 22 Mar 2019

 
Want to get your press releases, event listings, and job ads on Scoopasia? Register now for a FREE account or login if you already have one!
Scoopasia v1.0b. Copyright © 2019
Today is Friday, 22 March 2019

About Scoopasia | FAQ | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

Press Releases
Event Listings
Job Listings
Arts & Entertainment
Architecture & Construction
Automotive & Travel
Business
Consumer Technology
Economy
Education
Enterprise Technology
Food & Fashion
Government & Policy
Health Care & Medical
Legal/Law
News & Media
Religion
Science & Research
Sports & Fitness
Login / Register
Get Scoopasia through RSS Feeds & Email Notifications!


Journalist's Toolbox
Hello journalist, welcome to Scoopasia--a powerful online resource for media information in Asia. Scoopasia has press releases and media events for every beat and industry. All content on Scoopasia is 100% FREE. You don't even need to login!

  • Scoop Line
    (Instant Information Request)
    The easiest way to ask questions and request information from the PR community.


  • Advanced Search
    Drill down, dig deep, for media information the way you want it.

  • Journalist's Resources
    Resources and tools you can't do without.

  • PR Tools
    Scoopasia Blog Search
    Search the largest handpicked collection of Asia's most prominent and influential blogs.


    Resources
  • PR Bookmarks
  • Web 2.0 Bookmarks
  • Media Bookmarks

    More Coming Soon...

  • Upcoming Events
  • National Family Medicine Board Review
  • AACP/Current Psychiatry Update Presentation
  • Updates in Family Medicine 2019
  • Heart Failure Management for NP, PA, and Primary Care Providers
  • Sustainability Summit, London 2019

  • Latest Jobs
    Sorry, there are currently no entries posted here.