HR departments were once blissfully divorced from cybersecurity responsibilities—but not anymore. Today, they are increasingly involved in cyber-training programs for employees. Security awareness training, in particular, has risen from obscurity a decade ago and is now a huge industry. According to Cybersecurity Ventures, the security awareness training market is worth $5.6 billion in 2023 and is expected to almost double in value by 2027 to over $10 billion.
The driver of this trend has been the relentless phishing campaigns of cybercriminals.