Security Awareness Programs & Computer-based Training , Training & Security Leadership

User Awareness Training: Improvement Still Required

Too Many Employees Still Fail at the Basics, Says Virtually Informed's Sarb Sembhi
Sarb Sembhi, CTO and CISO, Virtually Informed

Despite organizations enduring decades of security policies, programs, plans, metrics and awareness training, CISOs still complain that too many employees are failing at the cybersecurity basics, says Virtually Informed's Sarb Sembhi.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Cybersecurity Summit in London, Sambhi discusses:

  • Top reasons today's security awareness programs don't work;
  • How CISOs and vendors can influence change;
  • How to get started on a holistic approach to digital safety skills;
  • The risk - and opportunity - posed by smart homes.

Sembhi is CTO and CISO of Virtually Informed and vice chair for the IoT Security Foundation's Smart Buildings Working Group. He's previously served as a director at NameSTORM Guidance Limited, CTO and acting CISO at Noord-Group and chair of ISACA's Government & Regulatory Advocacy Committee, among other roles.

About the Author

Mathew J. Schwartz

Mathew J. Schwartz

Executive Editor, DataBreachToday & Europe, ISMG

Schwartz is an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience in magazines, newspapers and electronic media. He has covered the information security and privacy sector throughout his career. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2014, where he now serves as the executive editor, DataBreachToday and for European news coverage, Schwartz was the information security beat reporter for InformationWeek and a frequent contributor to DarkReading, among other publications. He lives in Scotland.

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