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Cyber assurance planning

Rather than uninspiring training sessions, Alex Loquens advises firms to come up with an interactive cyber plan that will respond to threats and engage staff

14 August 2017

The myriad of cyber threats facing all organisations, including law firms, is astonishing, and unfortunately no IT solution will safeguard against each and every one of them.

The age-old approach of train and train again often leaves staff cold. IT managers and directors are shouting from the rooftops about the same old material, but too often fall foul of repeating the usual IT inductions and using the same PowerPoint slide deck, which can be unengaging and monotonous.

A potentially better approach lies in an interactive and engaging IT cyber training plan and user training program.

This approach should dovetail into regular, day-to-day working practices and IT processes already in existence within the firm. Remember that a clued-up workforce, honed in to the threats faced daily, is the greatest and best IT security asset.

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