Why the Threat of Phishing Can’t Be ‘Trained Away’

 

Security awareness training teaches employees the basics of staying safe online. Yet, two thirds of employees are not regularly trained about cyber threats on email – the number one threat vector in organisation. What’s more, a significant percentage of those that are trained do not remember what they are taught. So, to what extent can training really stop people falling for phishing attacks?

 

In this report:

  • We reveal the industries that are lacking in email security training
  • We question whether traditional training methods are really enough to stop sophisticated email spoofing attacks
  • We highlight ways in which training can change to protect people in today’s threat landscape
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