Fifty five percent of organizations fail to educate their employees on Cyber Security trends. Due to such irresponsive, companies are falling victims to social engineering, phishing
"Here is some ammo to help you get management convinced that the training should be mandatory.
This is an email we received from a system admin who sent this to all his users, (the names are changed to protect the innocent).
Sent: Monday, December 03, 2018 1:17 PM
To: ALL USERS
Subject: URGENT Information- I NEED YOUR HELP
Hello, Last week we had two incidents where $750,000 and $35,000 were stolen from the company by cyber crime. These amounts will most likely never be recovered. This should not have happened. These thefts occurred by allowing the bad guys into our network by what is call “Phishing":
Don’t be delusional thinking that this will never happen to you and your company. As we found out, 68% of the identity theft victims don’t even know how the thief obtained their information in the first place and 92% don’t know anything about the individual/group that stole from them.
Do you really want to go through all that stress and all that wasted time? Most probably not.
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Hacked Email: Why Cyber Criminals Want to Get Into Your Inbox. (2017, June 19). Retrieved from https://heimdalsecurity.com/blog/hacked-email-why-cyber-criminals-want-inbox/
Sjouwerman, S. (n.d.). Why You Need To Make Security Awareness Training Mandatory. Read This Horror Story. Retrieved from https://blog.knowbe4.com/why-you-need-to-make-security-awareness-training-mandatory