Why training your users is key to avoid being stung by phishing scams

What is a phishing scam? A phishing scam is any attempt to bait a user into performing an action such as; opening an email attachment, clicking a link, transferring funds or other personal information via email.

Since 2015 the number of users that have fallen victim to phishing scams has increased tremendously. Using things like baseline testing, real world attack simulations and training modules are how to protect your business by preventing future attacks.

So why does your company need to train its users? On average there is a 31% reduction in user susceptibility after participating in the training. Users are more aware and able to identify when malicious emails hit their inbox.

So, what are you waiting for? Contact us today to better secure your business’ future!

Pronesis Technology Group is a Tampa based full service IT firm that specializes in managed services, unified communications, business consulting and planning, network security, cloud migrations and Office 365. As your technology partners we look at ways to improve your technology ecosystem with practicality, wisdom and our knowledge of the ever-changing industry.

Amy Fabian