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Training, awareness, key to thwarting cyberattacks: CIRA


OTTAWA – Just over half of small businesses provide cybersecurity training for their employees, even though phishing attacks - one of the most common forms of malware - directly exploits employees as a point of weakness, says new data from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA).Released Monday, the 2018 CIRA Cybersecurity Survey provides an overview of the Canadian cybersecurity landscape to provide a snapshot of how businesses are coping with the increase in cyber threats.  It contains responses from 500 individuals with responsibility over IT security decisions at small and medium-sized businesses across Canada, including both business owners and employees...