Organizations recognize the critical importance of fostering a culture of security awareness and understanding among all members of its workforce, including management. A comprehensive security awareness and training program is designed and implemented to empower employees with the knowledge and skills necessary to mitigate security risks, protect sensitive information, and uphold the organization's commitment to data security. The organization develops a structured security awareness and training program tailored to its specific needs, incorporating relevant industry standards and compliance requirements. All members of the workforce, from entry-level employees to management, actively participate in the security awareness and training program. Training modules cover a range of security topics, including but not limited to data protection, password management, phishing awareness, physical security, and compliance with relevant regulations. Regularly scheduled training sessions are conducted to ensure that employees stay informed about evolving security threats and best practices.

Priority: High

Category: Security Awareness and Training

Services Associated with AWS:

- N/A (This requirement is typically not specific to cloud services and focuses on workforce education.)

Services Associated with Azure:

- N/A (This requirement is typically not specific to cloud services and may apply to internal workforce management systems)

Objective Evidence:

- Administrative: Documented security awareness and training program outlining topics, schedules, and participant lists.

- Administrative: Records of management involvement and support for the program.

- Technical: Metrics demonstrating the effectiveness of the training program.

- Feedback: Employee feedback and improvement actions based on program assessments.

Possible Technology Considerations:

- Learning Management Systems (LMS)

- Simulated Phishing Tools

- Interactive Training Platforms

- Security Awareness Campaigns

What Needs to Be Answered:

- Effectiveness of Training Content

- Employee Engagement Levels

- Management Support

- Feedback Utilization

- Metrics Impact