Seen here, training underway through NIST's National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers & Studies. Nearly 70 percent of employees polled in a new survey said they recently received cybersecurity training from their employers, yet 61 percent nevertheless failed when asked to take a basic quiz on the topic.(NIST)

Nearly 70% of employees polled in a new survey said they recently received cybersecurity training from their employers, yet 61% nevertheless failed when asked to take a basic quiz on the topic.

This was one of the leading findings of a research study – conducted by TalentLMS on behalf of Kenna Security – that sought to understand the cybersecurity habits of some 1,200 workers, as well as their knowledge of best practices and ability to recognize security threats.

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