11 Tips For Teaching Your Company’s Employees Good Cybersecurity Habits

Cybersecurity is top-of-mind for almost every company these days. While investing in solid hardware and software is important, even the best systems have a common point of vulnerability: the users. It’s vital for companies to train their employees in good cybersecurity habits, and that’s a task that often falls to the tech department.

So what do companies need to remember when creating cybersecurity training and protocols? We asked 11 Forbes Technology Council experts to share their best suggestions.

1. Give Them Ownership

Employees often believe that securing information is the IT department’s job, so they often do not take ownership of the process. Establishing a sense of ownership and collaboration toward information protection among the employee population—essentially deputizing them into the information security program—will encourage and empower them to contribute to the protection of company assets. – Saryu Nayyar, ... read more at: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2019/06/19/11-tips-for-teaching-your-companys-employees-good-cybersecurity-habits/