INSIDER THREAT AWARENESS: WHY DOES IT MATTER | 7 BEST PRACTICES

WHAT IS INSIDER THREAT AWARENESS?

WHY IS THE INSIDER THREAT AWARENESS IMPORTANT?

  • SUPPORT IMPLEMENTED SECURITY TOOLS AND PROTOCOLS:
  • ALWAYS FOLLOW CYBERSECURITY RULES:
  • ARE CAUTIOUS ABOUT INSIDER THREATS:
  • HELP TO IMPROVE THE CYBERSECURITY SYSTEM:

THE BEST PRACTICES FOR CONDUCTING EFFECTIVE INSIDER THREAT AWARENESS TRAINING:

#1 SET THE AUDIENCE & SCOPE OF TRAINING:

#2 DETERMINE THE TYPE OF TRAINING:

  • TRAINING WITH AN INSTRUCTOR:
  • TRAINING WITH SOFTWARE:
  • TRAINING WITH DOCUMENTATION:

#3 MAKE THE TRAINING PROCESS ENGAGING AND RELEVANT:

  • Try not to use non proprietary materials for insider threat awareness training.
  • Add engaging and visual content: images, videos, articles, quizzes, etc.
  • Try to create scenarios and deliver practical knowledge. Explain how insider threats and not following cybersecurity protocols may affect them.
  • Develop relevant models of insider threats and their consequences.

#4 CREATE AN ENCOURAGING ENVIRONMENT:

#5 SIMULATE AN INSIDER ATTACK:

#6 MONITOR THEIR DAILY ACTIVITIES:

  • Timesheet Management
  • Productivity Measurement
  • Keystroke Logger
  • Stealth Mode
  • Automated Screenshot Monitoring
  • Employee Engagement Details
  • Project Management
  • Activity Report Generation and Analytics

#7 GET READY FOR THE NEXT TRAINING:

  • Analyze the previous results and find out the area that needs improvement in the training program.
  • Add updated insider threat indicators and guides.
  • Update data on the status of insider threat prevention in your organization.
  • Prepare new methods to test the success of the training.

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