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What is Security Awareness Training?

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You’ve heard the term. Security awareness training, also known as end-user security awareness training, is steadily growing as an industry standard for companies. But, what is it exactly? And, why does it matter?

Security awareness training is the official company proctored process for educating employees about computer security. This includes policies, procedures, and hands-on training on best practices for utilizing company technology and exercising due diligence on the company network. It’s pretty important. According to IBM’s 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index, 25% of all security breaches are caused by employees. And, you’re losing time and money because of it.

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