Press release: Security Awareness Training

Nine out of ten successful cyber-attacks start with a phishing email. Cybercriminals use sophisticated social engineering techniques to dupe unwary members of staff into opening malicious email attachments or clicking on bad links. According to a recent Datto survey, one in five SMBs has fallen victim to a ransomware attack. That same survey found that one of the main reasons organisations succumb to ransomware attacks is a lack of cyber security training. Modern Networks is pleased to announce we now offer Security Awareness Training (SAT).

Easy, accessible online learning

Modern Networks Security Awareness Training provides easy, bite-sized online learning that will enable users to spot the most common cyber threats and help prevent attacks. We offer monthly training modules, which are engaging and easy to follow plus quarterly simulated phishing attacks to test users’ understanding and alertness to threats. The content of the monthly modules is identical for all users. Modern Networks content is based on the latest trends in cyber security, high profile news stories, and IT best practice to ensure its relevance.

Fully managed service

The browser-based training is easily accessible from any computer and mobile device with an Internet connection. As a Modern Networks fully managed service, you can request reports to assess your users’ progress and quantify ROI. The training is inexpensive, provided on a per user monthly basis with no upfront costs. Additionally, Modern Networks Service Desk provides fast, friendly technical support by email, phone and remotely during office hours.


Modern Networks Security Awareness Training helps safeguard your company’s systems and data from cyber-attacks and data breaches. Our training helps ensure compliance with the latest data protection regulations such as GDPR. It also helps protect your company from the costs of remedial action, penalties and negative publicity commonly associated with cyber-attacks and data breaches.

Frontline defence

The costs and consequences of a successful malware or ransomware attack can be significant including lost productivity, lost data and lost clients. The people within your business provide that critical frontline defence. Everyone needs to be aware of their role in preventing cyber-attacks and data breaches. They need the basic skills to identify threats and report suspicious activity. Modern Networks Security Awareness Training provides that vital frontline defensive capability.

To learn more about Modern Networks Security Awareness Training contact your Account Manager, the Sales Team or Service Desk.

Download a copy of our Security Awareness Training data sheet.

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