Cyber Security Awareness Training
Empower your employees to protect your business against cyber threats
Helping you detect and protect threats to your employees and business.
Unfortunately, staying cyber secure is not as simple as just purchasing security technology. As with physical security measures, a layered cyber security solution is the best approach. This is where cyber security awareness training comes in
That’s why alongside technology every business should implement simple processes and procedures to keep their networks safe.
EBC Group provides robust cyber security awareness training, designed to train and educate employees at all levels of the dangers of poor security habits. Our cyber awareness training can be tailored to your unique security requirements, as well as covering key security issues such as risks, threats, mitigation and remediation. Helping you to detect and protect threats to your employees and business
Our training can be tailored to your unique security requirements, as well as covering key security issues such as risks, threats, mitigation and remediation.
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Why choose EBC Group cyber security awareness training?
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We are a trusted and accredited managed service provider with a proven track record of delivering cyber security services for businesses across the UK. Here’s what our experts say about the benefits of cyber security awareness training can have for the security of your business.
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Features and benefits of cyber security awareness training
Cyber security awareness will help meet compliance and regulatory demands required to ensure your critical and customer data remains secure
Empower your employees to feel more confident using modern technology because they know what to do and what not to do online
Prevent the time and cost damage of a cyber attack, by training employees to sport breaches and damage sooner
Customers will feel more confident in entrusting their personal information with a business that actively promotes cyber security
Training can increase your employee’s awareness of threats, making security something to prevent rather than recover from
Make the security cohesive across the your business by unifying employees in the same practices, strengthening your security
As businesses look to invest in security technology, many overlook the critical role employee’s play when protecting their assets. No amount of technology can fully protect your business against human error, with the smallest mistakes potentially posing detrimental risks to your business.
It is essential that your employees are engaged with your cyber security, as people are often the weakest link. From leaving passwords or devices unsecure to opening unsecure attachments and websites. Learning how to identify and prevent cyber threats should be an essential part of an employee’s job, no matter the department or job role.
EBC Group’s training will cover everything your employees need to know in order to protect both themselves and your business, this includes;
Understanding the fundamentals of basic cyber security, including password protection, not leaving devices unattended, caution with unknown links or attachments and ensuring data is backed up securely
Awareness of the types of cyber crime that pose a threat to your business, such as malware, phishing and ransomware, and how to identify these
What to do in the case of a breach or attack, the steps that should be taken when reporting the issue and the implications this could have on your business
An understanding of the legal and regularity issues relating to cyber security
EBC Group understand the importance of educating your employees, working with leading cyber security experts to offer the best and most up to date training available.
Our partnerships with global leaders such as Kaspersky and Sophos, ensure we have access to the latest information and communications regarding cyber security. Our own in-house cyber team are highly qualified to deliver a programme of security training, and are accredited to cyber Essentials, which is the highest level of the government backed scheme.
Although it may seem like an enormous task, following these 10 simple steps can help keep your employees safe from cyber threats;
1. Educate and train all of your staff about the importance of being cyber secure
2. Good password management – keep it strong, long and protected!
3. Never perform business tasks on an unsecure network
4. Don’t leave your devices unattended or unlocked, especially in public
5. Be cautious when clicking on unknown attachments or links in emails
6. Manage user privileges to ensure employees, visitors or contractors can only access the data they need
7. Have policies in-place to ensure ex-employees can’t access your data
8. Using virtual desktops ensures your data is kept on a secure offsite server
9. Ensure your data is backed-up and can easily be restored
10. Never put unknown devices into your computers or networks
What is cyber security awareness?
Cyber security awareness is the understanding and practice of protecting digital devices and data from unauthorised access, theft, or damage. Cyber security awareness can refer to an individual’s, a company's, or a workforce.
Why is cyber security awareness important?
Cyber security awareness is important because the amount of sensitive information being stored and transmitted online has increased exponentially. This means cybercrime has become a major concern. By being aware of the potential risks and knowing how to protect oneself and one's information, individuals and organisations can reduce their vulnerability to cyber attacks.
What are the key factors for cybersecurity awareness?
The key factors for cyber security awareness are: education/training, awareness of current threats, regular updates, strong password management, risk management and employee involvement. By incorporating these key factors into their cyber security awareness programs, individuals and organisations can better protect themselves against cyber threats.
What are the 3 main steps for better cyber security awareness?
The 3 main steps for better cyber security awareness include: education and training, implementation of security measures, and regular assessment and review. By taking these 3 steps, individuals and organisations can better protect themselves against cyber threats and build a culture of cyber security awareness.
How to protect your business against zero-day attacks
It’s concerning to note that in the UK, the proportion of zero-day malware attacks is 96% of all cyber attacks. Therefore, it's crucial to examine zero-day threats and attacks and take necessary precautions to safeguard your business.
See which industries we have helped
EBC Group’s cyber security awareness training has benefitted many organisations across various industries already. The training has provided employees with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify and prevent potential cyber threats, improving overall security and reducing the risk of data breaches.
By investing in cyber security awareness training, organisations in various industries have created a culture of security, reduced risk, and protection against cyber threats. Have a look at some of EBC Group’s success stories across different industries below: