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Employee Awareness

Aids and materials to raise your employees’ awareness about the importance of security

Cyber Essentials: Building a Culture of Cyber Readiness – a guide for leaders of small businesses as well as leaders of small and local government agencies to develop an actionable understanding of where to start implementing organizational cybersecurity practices.
Department of Homeland Security

Common Cybersecurity Misconceptions for Small and Medium-Sized Organizations – One focus of employee online safety education should include debunking commonly quoted cybersecurity misconceptions. This list – assembled by the National Cyber Security Alliance, in collaboration with public and private partners – is based on the experiences of business leaders and employees from across the United States.
National Cybersecurity Alliance

It's Everyone's Job to Ensure Online Safety at Work – resource that can be used to remind employees of good security practices
National Cybersecurity Alliance

Users are Not Stupid - NIST research reveals 6 misconceptions that can affect security professionals — and offers solutions.

Workforce Management Guidebook: Cybersecurity is Everyone’s Job - Provides things to know, and things to do, for everyone in an organization, regardless of its type or size. It is intended for the general audience, which may not otherwise be knowledgeable about, or interested in, cybersecurity.
NICE Working Group

Created August 24, 2020, Updated November 3, 2023