It is critical to ensure that employees understand the risks to sensitive information and the threat of data breaches. Phishing and ransomware are leading methods of attacks. Employees need to know how to spot phishing emails, phishing websites and the dangers of email attachments. Training needs to take into account the dangers of hacking, stolen mobile devices, posting sensitive information on social media and other causes of data breaches. A good training program will continually remind employees about the dangers of data breaches and how to avoid becoming a victim. Cybercriminals are developing new scams and attacks everyday and employees should be made aware of these scams.
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