Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security
Resource Center

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Awareness, Training, and Education Controls

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  include (1) awareness programs whichset the stage for training by changing organizational attitudes to realize the importance of security and the adverse consequences of its failure, (2) training which teaches people the skills that will enable them to perform their jobs more effectively, and (3) education which is targeted for IT security professionals and focuses on developing the ability and vision to perform complex, multi-disciplinary activities.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-16