The Advantages of Internal Collaboration
The notion of “working together for the greater good” isn’t strictly limited to inter-organizational partnerships. In too many cases, departments don’t share critical information with one another, which can lead to frustrations all around. This is common when an individual or team is tasked with launching a corporate-wide initiative like a security awareness training program.
If you feel you are facing an uphill battle with regard to security awareness and training, some of your issues may be rooted in lack of communication and understanding, which is leading to a lack of support.
We encourage all of our customers to open the lines of communication across their organizations prior to kicking off a cybersecurity training program. It’s critical to get buy-in from key stakeholders — not just executives, but teams like corporate communications, human resources, and IT response. When you explain the need, outline the potential ROI, and get others involved, you make the road smoother. And couldn’t we all use a smoother road in 2017?
Here are a few prior blog posts that can help you with stakeholder buy-in, program planning, and building a culture of security within your organization: