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Infosec Launches Free Resources to Help Organizations Be Cyber Smart During Cybersecurity Awareness Month

September 16, 2021
Free resources and educational programs designed to help security leaders raise awareness, upskill teams this October.
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Infosec Awards $130,000 in Security Education Scholarships to Help Close Cyber Skills and Diversity Gap

September 14, 2021
Twelve cybersecurity professionals awarded lifetime access to hands-on cybersecurity training.
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Top 5 Secrets for Mitigating Cyber-attacks in Microsoft 365 Environments

September 10, 2021
As they work to scale network and supply-chain attacks, today’s cyber-criminals go where their odds are most favorable. Microsoft 365 is considered a juicy target. It has more than 250 million active users and can serve as an entry point to a business’ Azure cloud storage where administrative mistakes can open security gaps.
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2021 State of the Phish

September 10, 2021
As the global pandemic enters its second year, IT and infosec teams continue to face challenges on all sides. On top of “ordinary” cybersecurity issues, they’re dealing with an explosion of pandemic-themed phishing scams and a continued surge in ransomware attacks—all while attempting to transition many users to work-from-home environments, effectively overnight. How well prepared are users?
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7 signs your IT training sucks

September 8, 2021
In today’s rapidly evolving IT world, having a highly trained staff is as important as taking advantage of the latest technologies and management practices. Yet despite the efficiency, productivity, and competitive benefits an expert team generates, many CIOs fail to pay sufficient attention to their organization’s training strategy, overseeing programs that, frankly... really kind of suck.
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E-Learning Platforms: The New Academy for Business Training and Education

September 7, 2021
Education for businesses, just like education in general, has undergone a dramatic transformation in the last year toward e-learning. Obviously, much of this shift was provoked by the urgent need to accommodate social distancing for health and safety bought about by the global pandemic.
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Finalists announced for 2021 Infosec Inspire Awards, Recognizing Achievement in Security Awareness and Training Programs Across the U.S.

September 7, 2021
Infosec announces finalists for the 2021 Infosec Inspire Security Awareness Awards recognizing exceptional security awareness and training programs across the nation.
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8 must-ask security analyst interview questions

September 6, 2021
You’re interviewing candidates for a security analyst position. One is a history major with no formal technical experience. The other has an advanced degree in computer science, with a focus on cybersecurity, and 10 years’ experience in pentesting and security operations center environments.
Product updates

Infosec IQ release: Take action the second you log in

September 2, 2021
The latest Infosec IQ release introduces a new experience each time you log in. Explore the new Infosec IQ dashboard, the latest training content and more.
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Security engineer job requirements, certifications, and salary

August 31, 2021
A security engineer is a cybersecurity professional who helps develop and implement strategies and systems to protect their organization's infrastructure from cyberattacks. This is a role in an organization for someone with enough knowledge and experience to understand both the systems they're defending and the attacks they'll face.
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Ragnarok ransomware gang shuts shop, releases decryption key for free

August 31, 2021
The Ragnarok ransomware gang, which gained notoriety last year for stealing up to 10TB of data from Portuguese energy giant EDP, has reportedly shut shop and has published a decryption key to let all victims recover their data.
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Infosec and TÜV SÜD Bring Hands-On Technical Cybersecurity Training to Employees Worldwide

August 31, 2021
Infosec Institute and TÜV SÜD partner to help close cyber skills gap and secure organizations by reskilling and upskilling cybersecurity professionals.