According to the National Cyber Security Alliance, 60 percent of small and midsized businesses that are hacked go out of business within six months. In addition, a Verizon data breach report from 2021 found that 85% of data breaches were due to the “human element”.
Seems logical that businesses would prioritize an investment into cyber awareness training for employees to ensure that their overall cyber incident footprint is reduced. Most businesses must still be convinced about the benefits of cyber awareness training.
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Here are five reason to consider otherwise:
Cyber awareness training is a critical component of a strong cybersecurity stance. Businesses that have not taken cyber awareness training seriously should consider their options to improve their overall security, reputation, compliance, and culture.
Epsilon, Inc. is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business with its headquarters in Weaverville, NC and offices in Greenville, SC and Washington, DC. Since 2009, Epsilon has endeavored to make adoption of new technologies efficient, scalable, cost effective, and secure for both government and commercial customers. Over 100 businesses and multiple government agencies trust Epsilon to manage the Information Technology functions of their organization.