Security Watch: 'Gamified' training is one of best ways to beat web perils

Web security awareness training is only effective if it genuinely engages employees, writes JJ Worrall.

6th April, 2014
Mark Carragher, technical director with Qualcom: Interactivity is a big plus.'

Bringing security awareness training to offices via games and other interactive methodologies make up ''possibly the most effective way of employees and senior staff taking heed of the dangers presented by web-borne threats.

''Interactivity is a big plus, said Mark Carragher, technical director with Qualcom, who echoed the sentiments of many IT security experts who spoke with Connected this month, ''also though, you bring in case studies to show them what's happened after previous breaches....

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