Security Awareness Blog

Overcoming the 5% Security Awareness Challenge

Recently I posted about the 5% security awareness challenge. Specifically, if you schedule a security awareness training event, such as a webcast or an onsite workshop, you will average a 5% show up rate. In other words, unless the training is absolutely mandatory, you will fail to reach over 90% of your organization. To reach people in today's 21st cyber world you have to use methods where people take the training when they want from wherever they want, you have to make it convenient for them so they can take it on demand. Below are four effective on demand methods I have seen work in other organizations. Not every method works for every organization, but I tend to see these the most effective. Over the next couple of blogs I will go into more detail on each of these.

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