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5/10/2021
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Joan Goodchild
Joan Goodchild
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10 Security Awareness Training Mistakes to Avoid

Give your cybersecurity culture a boost by adding these to the "don't" column of your cybersecurity awareness training do's and don'ts list.

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Image credit: snowing12

Done well, effective security awareness training enhances your employees' knowledge of attack vectors and common risks they face daily, all of which can improve your organization's overall defense posture. But awareness training done poorly? That's another story.

While it might check the compliance box, training sessions that lack creativity have the potential to make everyone all the more complacent. 

So what exactly does poor security awareness training look like? Let this list of 10 ways security managers can mess it up serve as your guide for what not to do.  

Joan Goodchild is a veteran journalist, editor, and writer who has been covering security for more than a decade. She has written for several publications and previously served as editor-in-chief for CSO Online. View Full Bio
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