Cybersecurity Guidance By Realising Designs & The Forge Partnership

Personal & Staff Cyber Training

Cybersecurity education is an essential aspect of maintaining the security of your business and personal information. The first line of defence against cyber threats is having a knowledgeable staff and yourself who know how to recognise and respond to potential cyberattacks. Here are some top tips to promote cyber-training among your staff and yourself:

  1. Develop a cyber training plan and set aside time for regular training sessions.
  2. Make sure training is accessible to all employees, regardless of technical skill level.
  3. Encourage employees to report suspicious activity and provide a means for them to do so.
  4. Test your staff’s knowledge with simulated phishing attempts.
  5. Regularly update your training materials to reflect new and evolving cyber threats.
  6. Make use of free online resources and training programs to supplement your in-house efforts.
  7. Have a communication channel to provide education materials and news on new threats.
  8. Take the time to educate yourself and have a personal knowledge on cybersecurity best practices.
  9. Consider conducting regular security awareness training for all employees, including management and remote workers.
  10. Have an incident response plan and make sure all employees know what to do in case of an incident.