Hosting legal tech webinars and consulting with lawyers has opened my eyes to attorneys’ greatest cybersecurity misconceptions: their firms are too small to be targeted, and that simple firewalls keep bad guys at bay. The truth is that businesses of
Stop hackers before they even gain access
Keeping your team a breast of the latest threat intelligence and attack methods will help mitigate the anxiety caused by cybersecurity uncertainty. In addition to reducing stress, security training will help eliminate risky behavior and in still security company-wide best practices.
Five Reason To Include
Cyber Security Training in Your Firm
Cybercrime is not going away.
As the world becomes more connected through technology advancements, cybercriminals methods and cyber-attacks are also advancing at an alarming rate.
Your law firm relies on technology to serve your clients at the highest level possible. To avoid setting off any alarms, cybercriminals have engaged more advanced scams and attack vectors to trick their victims without disrupting business operations (or even bringing attention to themselves).
Provides a culture of cybersecurity awareness.
Insulating sensitive client and other firm information goes beyond strong passwords. Most members of your team lack knowledge around cybersecurity and data privacy. A comprehensive security awareness program sets clear cybersecurity expectations for all employees and educates users about how to recognize attach vectors, help prevent cyber related incidents and respond to a potential threat.
To create a culture of cybersecurity awareness in your firm, training your team on the importance of safe online computing, strong passwords, social engineering and more is essential in molding your firm into your first line of cyber defense and ensuring the confidentiality of sensitive data.
Confident Clients and Colleagues
A data breach can dissolve any confidence that your clients may have had in your firm, or worse yet, motivate them to leave, while others might pursue legal repercussions to impose further damage.
By investing in innovative, comprehensive cybersecurity training to educate staff, clients will have confidence in knowing that the firm they rely on have the knowledgeable and skills to safety secure and handle their sensitive information.
Additionally, with evidence of complete training and cybersecurity controls,your firm’s value will increase, (experiencing a data hack for a law firm is equivalent to experiencing a bankruptcy by an investment firm).
Save MoneyThe damages that follow being hacked could be expensive and detrimental to your firm. The cost ofinvestingin security awareness training outweighs far outweighs the cost of a leak or breach. The following are some of the potential repercussions should your firm fall victim to a cyber-attack:
Loss of revenue
Loss of clients
Intellectual property (IP) cyber theft
Theft of personally identifiable information (PII)
Compromised client data, sensitive business information and equipment
Not to mention that time you lose dealing with the hack, and not being able to focus on your clients (your bread and butter).
Bolster Employee Confidence and Reduce StressAccording to a recent Kaspersky Lab study,69 percentof people said they felt stressed by data breach news. Keeping your team abreast of the latest threat intelligence and attack methods will help mitigate the anxiety caused by cybersecurity uncertainty. In addition to reducing stress, security training will help eliminate risky behaviorandinstill security company-wide best practices. By makingcybersecurity a priority,teammembers are provided with the advanced tools and resources needed for adequate training. Furthermore, it enables shared responsibility among your teamfor safe technology usage.
Designed to protect against human error
Security awareness training will educate and empower your employees to avoid threats at work and home.
The importance of providing regular, evolving Cybersecurity Awareness training cannot be overstated. The goal of this training is to educate your team members on potential security threats and encourage behavior change.
Preparing your team for an inevitable attack, whether they are working in your office, on the road, or from home, will provide peace of mindand shore up security. Our cybersecurity training provides fun, user-friendly, regular training in bite-size pieces, so your employees are more likely to retain what they learn.
Provides cybersecurity training:
We make Security Training Fun
Employee training shouldn’t be boring,
Our cybersecurity training uses behavioral science techniques, like storytelling, to fundamentally transform your team’s online training program.
Boring security training causes breaches. Employees tune out if what they are watching is the same monotonous information that was developed in 1980! Your team members will resent the training instead of embracing it.
Our training includes short, memorable stores based on real world scenarios. Our security training program is filled with heroes, villains and stores that stick with your team.
The best part is we set it up for you. No managing, no remembering to set up training, no following up with members that either don’t take the training or don’t do well. We do all that for you.