Preparation for Cyber Attacks and Disaster Recovery Must Go to “Awareness 2.0”

Organisations have already recognised that people are valuable – often the most valuable – assets. They also know that people represent risk, because of the possibility of human error, negligence, and even deliberate damage. Cybercriminals are well aware of this too. They often prefer to attack using social engineering tactics to learn user and system access codes: it’s easier and faster than trying to break through layers of hardware and software protection. Many enterprises have therefore invested in programs to increase the awareness of their employees about information security in particular, and the need to protect and back up data in general. Now, it’s time to shift gears and change up for “awareness 2.0”. Read more