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Cyber Security Awareness Training

Ensuring employees understand the mechanisms of spam, phishing, malware and social engineering and apply this knowledge to their daily activities

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Manage your weakest security link

CyberOne work with KnowBe4 to deliver security awareness training. KnowBe4 is a Leader in The Forrester Wave for Security Awareness and Training Solutions, with a platform that uses sophisticated psychology techniques to help users become battle hardened against phishing and social engineering attacks by criminal hackers.

The KnowBe4 platform is user-friendly, intuitive and built to scale, so busy IT professionals can deploy sophisticated, trackable phishing-style attacks for training purposes on an ongoing basis.

CyberOne deploys KnowBe4 solutions at speed working with their Customer Success teams to help you get under way quickly and provide immediate time to value.

Security awareness training – key elements

KnowBe4 cyber security training has five core elements.

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Baseline testing

  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Baseline testing allows you to assess your users through a free simulated phishing attack.
  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Start your test for up to 100 users immediately.
  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Customise the phishing test template based on your environment.
  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Choose the landing page your users see after they click.
  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Show users the red flags they missed.
  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Receive your results within 24 hours of the test, comparing your business to others in your industry along with charts to share with management.
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User training

  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark KnowBe4 provides the world’s largest library of security–awareness training content, including interactive modules, videos, games, posters and newsletters, with over 1,000 items continually updated. A dedicated compliance library is available as an optional add-on.
  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Basic training modules range from 5 to 45 minutes in length and focus on helping employees understand the mechanisms of spam, phishing, spear–phishing, malware, ransomware and social engineering, as well as how apply this knowledge in daily activities.
  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Training comes in three levels, all web–based, on demand and appropriate to your business size and type. Training is fully interactive, fun and engaging, with gamification allowing your users to compete against their peers on leaderboards and earn badges.
  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Training combines common traps, live demonstration videos, short comprehension tests and scenario-based “danger-zone” exercises, all available in over 30 languages. Trainees also receive unique job-aids such as checklists on what to watch out for and how to block attacks.
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User assessments

  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Gauge the security awareness proficiency of your users and measure your organisation’s overall security posture with KnowBe4 assessments. The assessments help you to tailor training to address proficiency gaps and weaknesses, as well as monitor the impact your training has on improving user knowledge and security awareness over time.
  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Benchmark your organisation’s security awareness proficiency score against other companies in your industry across seven key security knowledge areas, and track benchmark improvements over time.
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Phishing simulation

  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Schedule regular phishing tests from a library of more than 8,000 templates, or create your own. See how your human firewall improves and your security risk reduces over time
  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Schedule your desired frequency of simulated attacks across email, text and phone and track user replies as well as the links they click on and whether they open attachments and enable macros.
  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Schedule remedial training where an employee falls for an attack, tailored to their individual response.
  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Install KnowBe4’s phish alert button for users to report suspicious emails with one click. Alerts feed into the admin console to allow you to take immediate action. 
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See the results

  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark The enterprise-level reporting module helps you measure the effectiveness of your training, with a range of views, report customisation, graphs and dashboards to aide presentation to management and to clearly demonstrate the ROI of the programme.
  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Evaluate risk at user, group and organisational level, with actionable metrics enabling data-driven decisions for your security awareness and compliance plans.
  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Integrate with other business systems and compare results between accounts, business teams or locations
  • CheckmarkIcon for checkmark Assign granular access control and custom permissions for users and groups within the KnowBe4 console enabling, for example, HR teams to access reporting at an individual level.

Changing Your Security Culture Through Security Awareness Training

Our guide outlines the power of security awareness training to drive a true security-focussed corporate culture and permanent behavioural change.

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