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Implementing the Cybersecurity Awareness Program Using e-Learning Platform
Implementing the Cybersecurity Awareness Program Using e-Learning Platform

Author(s): Adriana Meda Udroiu
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Education
Published by: ”Carol I” National Defence University Publishing House
Keywords: elearning platform; cybersecurity awareness program; awareness;

Summary/Abstract: A cybersecurity program must be implemented at all organizational levels: infrastructure, hardware, software, policies, information. But the most important resource to implement this program is human resource. The employees who use IT&C infrastructure and information of organization have to train in cybersecurity program. A cybersecurity program cannot be implemented without implementing an employee awareness and training program to address policy, procedures, and tools. Learning consists of three key elements - Awareness, which is used to stimulate, motivate, and remind the audience what is expected of them; Training, which is used to teach a skill of a required tool and Education - in-depth schooling required to support the tools or as a career development process. Elearning platform is most important tool to obtain the above three elements. It can support all the demands necessary to develop a strategy about cybersecurity program. But, most important, for all employees is awareness program. In this context, this program uses elearning platform to inform about common mistakes in using computers, Internet and other smart devices in organization. Also, the elearning platform must be user-friendly and awareness program must be an attractive and bidder program. Elearning platform uses all techniques specialized in adult training and communication. The methods are intended that all employees to realize the importance of cybersecurity restrictions. The aim of this paper is to show all methods and techniques used by experts (in communication, IT&C and elearning) to develop and implement the cybersecurity awareness program based on the main characteristics of human resource in organization.

  • Issue Year: 4/2018
  • Issue No: 14
  • Page Range: 101-104
  • Page Count: 4
  • Language: English