CISA Releases New Cyber Essentials Toolkit on Organization-Wide Cybersecurity

    CISA released
its Cyber Essentials Toolkit,
2: Your Staff, The Users
. This toolkit is the second in a series of six
toolkits set to be released each month. This chapter follows the release of Chapter 1: Yourself, The Leader
– Drive Cybersecurity Strategy Investment and Culture and CISA Cyber Essentials
in November 2019.

    Chapter 2
emphasizes the importance of the organization as a whole in cybersecurity,
requiring a shift toward a culture of cyber readiness and greater cyber
awareness among staff by providing cyber education, training, and other
resources. Focus areas include, leveraging basic cybersecurity training;
developing a culture of cyber awareness that incentivizes making good choices
online; teaching employees about risks such as phishing and ransomware; and
identifying available training resources from partner organizations.

To learn more
about the Cyber Essentials Toolkits, visit