Risk mitigation – reduces the likelihood of human errors.
Threat recognition – helps employees to recognise and respond correctly to threats, websites and behaviours.
Improved security – protecting systems and data.
Cost saving – cheaper to invest in security awareness training than dealing with a breach and recovery expenses.
Employee empowerment – makes staff more confident to protect themselves and the organisation and leads to a more engaged and proactive workforce.
Reputation preservation – data breaches and security incidents damage the organisation’s reputation.
Adaptation to emerging threats – threats change and evolve so ongoing training is always needed.
Reduces insider threats – makes employees aware of the consequences of malicious behaviour.
Compliance – compliance with regulations to protect employees and data.