Staff Awareness Training

A comprehensive cyber security strategy addresses technology, processes and people. Although people are part of the equation, they are often left out because employees can be unpredictable in their behaviour and difficult to manage. Despite this, involving staff in the cyber security strategy is not impossible – they can actually make all the difference.

The best solution for all companies wishing to engage their staff with their cyber security strategy is a staff awareness programme. Using training, tools and thought-provoking activities, organisations can raise staff awareness of the daily cyber risks they face, and suggest actions and procedures to adopt to minimise such risks.

A staff awareness programme should be an ongoing process that begins with staff induction, and continues with periodic updates throughout the year and/or whenever any staff-related security incidents occur.

When carried out effectively, a staff awareness programme:

  • Helps companies identify potential security problems
  • Helps staff understand the consequences of poor information security and cyber security
  • Ensures procedures are followed consistently
  • Ensures staff are fully aware of corporate compliance requirements for security regulations and frameworks such as the GDPR, the PCI DSS, ISO 27001, HIPAA and the GLBA.

Staff awareness training solutions

E-learning training courses

Our short (up to 1 hour) online courses deliver a consistent, interactive and comprehensive message to your staff members. Staff can learn at their desks with minimal disruption to their work day, and the LMS (learning management system) captures their participation which serves as evidence, should you be audited. All our e-learning courses can be customised, branded, and hosted on either the IT Governance LMS or your corporate LMS. 

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Bespoke e-learning programme

If your organisation needs to tackle a particular topic not covered by our standard e-learning courses, or if you require a more personalised experience, we are able to create bespoke e-learning that cater to your needs.

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Staff awareness books

Our pocket guides are a cost-effective way of ensuring staff have knowledge on the chosen topic on-hand at all times. These books give a brief overview of a standard or regulation that employees can refer back to when they’re unsure. All of our books can be branded with your corporate branding.

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Staff awareness posters and games

Our office posters ensure data protection and information security are at the forefront of your employees’ minds while the ISMS card game offers a new way of learning about information security.

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Bespoke security awareness programme

Information and cyber security are particularly at risk from staff error. Your employees are likely to be handling data on a daily basis and a simple mistake could result in serious financial and reputational damage.

Through a detailed assessment of your organisation’s needs and culture, we can design a bespoke security awareness programme that includes custom awareness interventions, including our flagship products such as e-learning, posters, newsletters and pocket guides. Staff awareness programmes need serious thought to make sure all the bases are covered, which our consultants are experienced in delivering.

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Browse our range of staff awareness courses and tools

We offer a wide range of e-learning courses and staff awareness products to help to train your employees and reinforce the importance of information security in your organisation.

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