Security Awareness Training Programs

Take the guesswork out of creating an effective security awareness training program

Security Awareness Training Programs

Not sure which assessment and education components to select for your security awareness training programs? Our suggested programs identify Wombat products that will help you use our unique, four-step Assess, Educate, Reinforce, Measure methodology as the foundation of an effective security awareness training program.

Anti-Phishing

The Anti-Phishing Training Suite combines simulated phishing attacks, our unique Auto-Enrollment feature, and three interactive training modules to help you reduce phishing risks. Customers have reduced their quantity of successful phishing attacks by up to 90% using our proven Anti-Phishing Training Suite.

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Compliance Programs

How well do your employees understand the basic principles behind compliance initiatives? We cover PII, PHI, and PCI-DSS topics. Don’t just check the box with your compliance training. Choose a program that allows you to evaluate knowledge and use interactive training to drive behavior change.

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Healthcare

Healthcare data is one of the most valuable items to cybercriminals and often healthcare settings are easy targets because of their own unique time and security challenges. Use our healthcare-focused assessments and short, interactive training to build an effective security awareness and training program to keep your staff and patients safe.

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Social Engineering

Social engineering is often the first step in many other types of attacks. Use our CyberStrength assessments and simulated attacks to evaluate susceptibility, and follow with training modules that help your users identify social engineering scams and react appropriately.

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Data Storage & Handling

Data is everywhere and more mobile, giving more potential access points to criminals than ever before. Assess your users’ knowledge and then educate them on how to safely use, transport and store sensitive data.

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Mobile/BYOD Security

Theft, loss, and damage to mobile devices is no small problem; portability means that sensitive data is constantly on the move. Assess your user’s knowledge and educate them with our interactive training modules specific to this important topic.

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Retail

Retail organizations have long been targeted by cybercriminals, who seek all opportunities to breach networks and systems in hopes of obtaining credit card, banking, and personal information. Assess your user’s knowledge and educate them with our interactive training modules specific to this industry.

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Security Awareness Training Resources

Here at Wombat, we are continually exploring opportunities to capitalize on the ‘teachable moments’ that make end users vulnerable. Utilize these resources to help you build an effective security awareness program. Our white papers, case studies, and reports reflect years of industry research, positioning us at the forefront of security awareness training and education.

Security Education:Breaking Down the Obstacles

Learn how to overcome common obstacles when implementing a training program and the basics on putting together a plan to get started.

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The Cost of Phishing & Value of Employee Training

Justify the cost of your security awareness program. Wombat’s solutions improve phishing defense by 64% and deliver a 50x ROI.

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College in Northeastern U.S. Case Study

Learn how a northeastern college reduced phishing attacks in the wild by 90% with our Anti-Phishing program.

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Security Awareness Training: Small Investment, Large Reduction in Risk

Aberdeen Study shows that Wombat’s security awareness solutions reduce business risk and impact by up to 50%. Reach out and let us use this analytical model to find out your possible risk reduction.

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Wombat Security Blog

Scrap Learning: Why All Security Awareness Training is Not Equally Effective

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While end-user training for secure behaviors has experienced an uptick in interest and legitimacy versus technical-only solutions among CISOs in recent years, not all security awareness training is created equal.

WannaCry, NotPetya, and the Evolution of Ransomware

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In the past few months, we’ve seen what will likely mark a pivot point in the evolution of ransomware and how it’s being deployed.

BT/KPMG Paper Calls on Business Leaders to Build a Culture of Security

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There are members of the infosec community who continue to call for a technical-only solution to phishing prevention, one that cuts end users out of the equation entirely. And there likely always will be individuals seeking this Holy Grail. While we certainly can’t see into the future, we do know this: We fully expect technological advances to help with phishing, much like spam filters, sandboxing, and other technologies have over the years. But the trickle-down time and lag in adoption rates mean that no new technology will offer even close to an immediate fix to the problem. Waiting on technology to solve cybersecurity vulnerabilities and abandoning the idea that end users can be a better asset does nothing to advance security postures now.

Black Hat 2017 Takeaways: Treating the Root of End-User Risk

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Last week, I got to spend time with many other members of the security community at Black Hat USA 2017. Despite being in the infosec space for the past ten years, this was my first time attending the event, and I was impressed with the breadth of topics covered. None too surprising, I found a lot of interesting talks in the “Human Factors” track, but it was refreshing to see how broadly this community is looking at security.
Though future blog posts will dig into additional topics that piqued my interest during my time in Las Vegas, I wanted to use this post to highlight the point that most resonated with me during the show, which I heard during the keynote by Alex Stamos, Facebook’s Chief Security Officer. While Stamos offered a number of great insights, the one that stuck with me was the statement that we too often focus on fixing a specific issue or bug, and fail to think about the root cause and how we can address that. I found this to be sage advice not just for the security space, but for life in general. That’s not to say we should go philosophical and “meta” with every problem presented to us every day, but when you see similar things happening over and over, it’s worthwhile to take a step back and attempt to look at the situation with fresh eyes. Doing so can help reveal a fundamental issue that has been overlooked, thus causing repeated issues.