Free resources and education help security leaders raise awareness, strengthen security behaviors and upskill teams during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
MADISON, Wis., Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Infosec Institute, a leading cybersecurity education provider, today announced free cyber education resources to help organizations and employees level up their cybersecurity during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) and beyond. Hosted every October by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), NCSAM aims to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and provide resources for individuals to be secure online.
In support of this initiative, Infosec is providing a comprehensive security awareness and training toolkit, featuring:
- A training module for employees of all levels
- An employee assessment to help identify security awareness training needs
- Four posters, newsletter and email templates focused on key security behaviors
- An NCSAM-themed screensaver to educate learners on data breaches that happened this year
- An employee presentation about the program and targeted behaviors
"For organizations and individuals everywhere, securing data and systems is no game. As the threat landscape grows, education and training must grow to meet it," said Jim Chilton, Infosec General Manager. "National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is an opportunity to build excitement and momentum within organizations around cyber education that employees can use to protect themselves at work and home. Infosec is pleased to offer these free resources to make training accessible and engaging for everyone."
As National Cybersecurity Awareness Month approaches, Infosec will release additional complementary resources for use by organizations, including a hands-on skills challenge, a training webinar for security awareness administrators, and discounts on instructor-led boot camps. All Infosec NCSAM resources are powered by the award-winning Infosec IQ and Infosec Skills security education platforms. Infosec IQ security awareness and training empowers employees with the knowledge and skills to stay cyber-secure at work and home with over 2,000 awareness and training resources. Infosec Skills helps cyber professionals upskill and get certified with unlimited access to 1,200+ hands-on cybersecurity courses, labs and cyber ranges.
Access Infosec's Cybersecurity Awareness Month toolkit here.
Infosec is a leading cybersecurity education provider helping IT and security professionals advance their careers and empowering employees to be cyber safe at work and home. Its mission is to equip individuals and organizations with the knowledge and skills to confidently outsmart cybercrime. More than 70% of the Fortune 500 have relied on Infosec Skills to develop their security talent and teams, and more than 5 million learners worldwide are more cyber-resilient from Infosec IQ's security awareness and phishing training. Follow Infosec on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Infosec's Resources Blog for the latest news, or visit infosecinstitute.com for more information.
Ryan Miner, Infosec, 7086890131, [email protected]
Michael Becce, MRB Public Relations, Inc., 7327581100, [email protected]