Data Security Training: Protecting Your Company’s Data and Reputation

Because data is every company’s greatest asset, its protection is core to any business’s success and survival. When we think of data security breaches, what usually comes to mind is corporate espionage or illegal hacking by cybercriminals. In defense, businesses often hold down the fort by focusing on the technology side of the solution. But technology hardly guards against the far more insidious and pervasive cause of company data breaches – employee error.

According to Cybint, human error accounts for a whopping 95% of all cybersecurity breaches. That’s why the best data security approaches are multi-layered. They not only include some combination of anti-malware software, firewalls, and VPNs, but also data security training to address the human risk factor.

In this article, we’ll explain what data security training should include and how to create an online data security course on your own. Keep reading.