The number of data breaches is steadily increasing year over year. In fact, more than 2,200 data breaches were disclosed in the first half of 2017 alone, exposing more than 6 billion records.7 Plus, the average cost for each lost or stolen record containing sensitive and confidential information in 2017 was calculated at $141.8 Given these alarming statistics, it’s clear organizations both large and small need to embrace a holistic and proactive approach to security... The need for continuous workforce security training has grown exponentially due to the growing frequency and impact of phishing and ransomware attacks. Security awareness training-particularly succinct, relevant, computer-based training-is a proven way to arm users with knowledge.
It's the perfect storm.