Employee cybersecurity awareness can play a critical role in the prevention of data leaks and malware infiltrations — but organizations have to improve the training they provide. One study found that more than three-quarters of executives believe that employees have accidentally put company data at risk in the past year, but 92% of employees said they had not done anything malicious.

This is typical: people are confident that they know the rules, but there is a gap between theory and practice. Training can make all the difference — if it’s done right. Here are three key strategies for creating a cybersecurity awareness program that works.

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