Is your Security Awareness Program Culturally Sensitive? (And does it matter?)

by Daniel Brecht
Oct. 7, 2017 0 comments INFOSEC Institute Detection & Response

A security awareness program is probably the first line of defense against modern threats to IT systems and company data. Although more and more advanced technical measures must always be in place to ensure the detection and, if possible, the prevention of intrusions, it is extremely important for businesses to make sure employees are aware of possible threats and of how some of their actions could result in severe vulnerabilities for their employer. Companies are already doing much regarding technical barriers and safeguards for the oversight of network activities and to ensure appropriate IT governance integrating information protections from the outset, understanding potential risks, vulnerabilities, and threats associated with today’s technologies. By developing and instituting a security policy for the operation and management of information and communications technology