In today’s digital age, the importance of robust cybersecurity measures cannot be overstated. As organizations increasingly rely on digital infrastructure, the need to protect sensitive information from cyber threats becomes paramount. A critical component of this protection is security training and user awareness. At Parkway Computers we understand that the user is often the weakest link in cybersecurity, and we are dedicated to providing top-notch training to mitigate this risk.


The Importance of Security Training and User Awareness

Security training and user awareness are foundational to building a resilient defence against cyber threats. Employees need to be well-versed in recognizing and responding to potential security risks. Training programs equip them with the knowledge and skills to identify phishing attempts, suspicious links, and other malicious activities.

By investing in regular and comprehensive security training, organizations can significantly reduce the likelihood of successful cyber attacks. Educated employees are less likely to fall for phishing scams, inadvertently downloading malware, or engage in other risky behaviours that compromise security.


Enhancing Security with Spam Mail Filtering: Spambrella and Proofpoint

In addition to user training, advanced spam mail filtering solutions like Spambrella play a crucial role in fortifying cybersecurity. These tools provide robust defences against the flood of spam and phishing emails that threaten organizational security daily with 99% efficiency.

Spambrella offers advanced threat protection with real-time filtering, ensuring that harmful emails are identified and blocked before they reach users’ inboxes. Its sophisticated algorithms and comprehensive reporting enable organizations to stay ahead of emerging threats.

Proofpoint – key topics in security awareness training include recognizing phishing attempts, the importance of strong passwords, identifying malware, and adhering to security policies. It also covers legal and regulatory aspects of data protection, such as GDPR and HIPAA compliance, where applicable.

To be effective, security awareness training must be an ongoing process that adapts to the evolving threat landscape. It employs various educational methods, such as interactive online learning, gamification, phishing simulations, and real-world examples, to engage individuals with different learning styles and technical aptitudes.

Bridging the Gap: The User as the Weakest Link

Despite the best technological defences, users often remain the weakest link in the cybersecurity chain. Cybercriminals frequently exploit human error, targeting unsuspecting employees with convincing phishing emails and social engineering tactics. This is where our tailored security training programs make a difference.

Our training modules are designed to:

  • Educate employees on the latest cyber threats and how to recognize them.
  • Empower users with the knowledge to make informed decisions and take proactive steps in their daily digital interactions.
  • Reinforce best practices through simulated phishing exercises and real-world scenarios.

By integrating these elements into our security strategy, we can transform the weakest link into a formidable line of defence.


At Parkway Computers we believe that the combination of comprehensive security training, user awareness, and advanced spam mail filtering solutions like Spambrella and Proofpoint is essential for robust cybersecurity. Our commitment is to provide our clients with the tools and knowledge they need to protect their digital assets effectively. Remember, the first line of defence starts with an informed and vigilant user. Together, we can build a secure and resilient digital environment.

Stay safe, stay informed, and let us help you fortify your cybersecurity defences.

For more information on our security training programs and solutions, do no hesitate to get in touch via or 01455 286202