Trend Micro has announced partnerships with
several leading cybersecurity training providers to help Middle East and North
Africa businesses to protect their employees from the latest cyber threats.
To ensure regional customers have a wide variety of training styles and formats, Trend Micro is teaming up with four partners: NINJIO, InfoSec, NextTech Security, and GoldPhish.
The new training materials are available on Trend Micro’s Phish Insight tool, which is a free, highly flexible security awareness solution. This new educational platform will offer customers a diverse library of training content to enhance employee awareness initiatives and arm organizations with the resources they need to improve overall enterprise security.
“All Middle East and North Africa businesses today are susceptible to socially engineered phishing emails and BEC attacks, which can cause severe financial and reputational damage,” said Dr. Moataz Bin Ali, Vice President, Trend Micro Middle East and North Africa. “We want to help make the digital world safer, and have partnered with four leading organizations from around the world to offer educational resources to complement our free Phish Insight tool. Adding educational resources allow Middle East and North Africa companies to not only test their employees’ security awareness, but also improve this awareness.”
Reported BEC attacks cost global businesses nearly $1.3 billion in 2018, more than any other threat category, and phishing emails are linked to a third of data breaches and 94% of malware occurring last year. The latest improvements to Phish Insight will enable businesses to better train staff to curb the impact of these threats.
In line with customer feedback, Trend Micro
is working with multiple proven training providers to offer a wide range of
content to fit the broadest possible variety of organizational cultures –
whether that’s a more conservative teaching style or animated story telling.
Some firms will prefer micro learning experiences for their employees whereas other will prefer longer more detailed training sessions, the key is to have enough choice to meet this demand. Customers will have access to the content that best fits their needs with no contracts or subscriptions, completely free for the first six months during a beta period.