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Social Engineering Penetration Testing by Richard Ackroyd, Andrew Mason, Gavin Watson

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Chapter 15

Staff Awareness and Training Programs

Gavin Watson,    Senior Security Engineer, RandomStorm Limited

Staff awareness training can be one of the most effective methods of mitigating the risk of social engineering attacks. However, staff training of this type is often poorly designed and seldom executed. The reader will be introduced to the common mistakes businesses make and how they can be avoided.

Keywords

Awareness training; planning and design; departmental risks; departmental requirements; compliance drivers; foundational awareness; foundational training; departmental training; individual training

Information in this chapter

• Current awareness training

• Should we even have awareness training?

• Awareness without training

• Choosing ...

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