CLTRe Offers Insight into Security Awareness Training Effectiveness Costing 2.6 Billion USD Each Year
At The Security Culture Conference, Norwegian security startup CLTRe launches a new product series, enhancing its existing Software-as-a-Service (Saas) offering, the Security CLTRe Toolkit. This new range consists of CLTRe Control, CLTRe Discover and CLTRe Improve, which provide customers with a comprehensive suite of tools to assess, build and improve the security culture within their organisation.
According to Gartner, 2.6 Billion USD is spent on security awareness training each year across the globe. With this in mind, CLTRe highlights the value of metrics in building security awareness and questions the true results gained from a “one size fits all” security training approach. Without an inward look into the specific activities of the business and its employee culture, how can any results be gained?
CLTRe believes it has the answer to this problem with its new product series providing a bird’s eye view of a business with a detailed view of the real practices and interactions that influence security – social behaviours and customs, awareness and education, technology and management.
The new range consists of:
- CLTRe Control – the central hub where the Chief Security Officer or the Chief Information Officer will learn about their company’s security culture, administer assessments, plan activities and distribute training content. They will also have access to reports, trends and changes in the culture.
Kai Roer, the CEO of CLTRe and the author of Build a Security Culture, comments: “When building and maintaining security culture, it is vital to have access to relevant information – information that answers questions like ‘How is the security training changing our culture?’, and ‘Which individuals’ behaviour enhance security culture in the organization?’ You may also want to know where to start, and to control the efforts.”
- CLTRe Discover – at the core of the CLTRe Toolkit is the data collection process. Every employee receives an annual assessment that’s designed using social science principles. The assessment is unique in its ability to measure security culture: the ideas, customs and social behaviours that influence security. In only ten minutes per employee, the company gets a complete overview of the current security culture pitfalls, strongholds and trends.
Roer goes on to explain: “According to Gartner, 2.6B USD is spent on trainings every year, but no-one has been able to measure the impact – until now. With CLTRe Discover, we provide the first commercially available tool that measures security culture. We capture the changes and the trends. We allow our customers to fully understand the security culture in their organization.”
- CLTRe Improve – helps companies to practically improve security culture. By using each employee score from CLTRe Discover, CLTRe Improve automatically administers learning content that are adjusted to the security culture score of each employee. Instead of sending out weekly trainings with the exact same content to all employees, the CLTRe Improve takes the individual learner into account, thereby dramatically improving the training results.
CLTRe CEO Kai Roer says: “It makes perfect sense to help our customers increase their security culture by providing them with personalised training content. We already know the security culture score of the employee, now we help them directly by giving lessons that resonate with each employee’s current skills”.
These new products will be available to customers later this summer. With this new series, organizations can:
- Be fully aware of the security culture attitudes, behaviours and knowledge of employees
- Discover weak spots: areas that need further time and investment to build the security culture
- Pinpoint employees who may be a security risk due to lack of awareness and provide support in these key areas
- Save money and gain valuable insights into the spending in security awareness training
- Create a more positive and secure company culture