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10 Obstacles That Prevent Security Pros From Doing Their Jobs
The day-to-day grind of fighting threats and reducing cyber-risk is difficult in even the best of circumstances. Unfortunately, many security professionals face added friction in their work environments that makes it harder to do their jobs effectively.
6 Cybersecurity Tips for Schools
Cybercriminals are getting savvy with their phishing emails and hiding malicious downloads. Every school is vulnerable to attacks from every individual email account on your network. We asked cybersecurity experts for best practices and warning signs for both students and staff to look for to avoiding phishing, ransomware, and malicious downloads.
7 signs your IT training sucks
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.
A Successful Security Awareness Program. Made Simple.
Our security awareness training platform, Infosec IQ, will save you time and resources by automating and streamlining the most manual portions of a security awareness program. We’ve combined 20 years of industry experience with built-in automations to take the guesswork out running a successful security awareness training program — allowing you to focus on other strategic security priorities.
New ways to engage with your Infosec Skills platform
Whether you’re new to Infosec Skills or have a few course completions under your belt, this post will show you the improvements we’ve made to enhance your learning experience, better discover and design your next training paths, and make it even easier to navigate within the platform.
Get "Straight A's" in Your Security Awareness Training Program
Building and maintaining a security awareness training program should be as easy as 1-2-3. With the help of the below tools and resources found in our platform, Infosec IQ, you can achieve straight A’s in your training program. Our goal is to help you educate, engage and empower employees to be your A+ cybersecurity assets.
Cengage Work Expands Ready to Hire to Close Critical Cybersecurity Skills and Talent Gaps
Ready to Hire for Cybersecurity, with training and verified talent from Infosec Institute, will help employers fill open cybersecurity roles.
Infosec Named a Leader and Outperformer for Security Awareness and Training
Infosec is recognized as a Leader and Outperformer in the GigaOm Radar Report for Security Awareness and Training
Infosec Launches New Office Comedy Themed Security Awareness Training Series
Work Bytes offers short, entertaining and useful trainings on today’s most common cybersecurity threats
Winners announced for the 2022 Infosec Excellence Client Award Program
Ten clients were recognized in the 2022 Infosec Excellence Awards Program.
2022: A year of cybersecurity education with Infosec
Two fun facts: We launched over 600 new PhishSim templates and 81 hands-on labs. Curious to learn more about what we’ve been up to?
Infosec Institute launches free holiday-themed resources to prevent organizations and employees from being “Hacked for the Holidays”
Cyber training resources help security leaders raise awareness and protect employees during the holiday scam season.
Cyber risk management with straightforward reporting
Infosec IQ’s reporting tool, My Dashboards, automatically surfaces your most impactful data through visualizations — so you can spend less time gathering, analyzing and interpreting data and more time addressing your greatest vulnerabilities.
IT security professionals tell the pros and cons of their jobs
Cybersecurity professionals with "tangible, marketable, demonstrable skills can pretty much write their own ticket" in today's job market, said Infosec Principal Security Researcher Keatron Evans.
CISO's Secrets Podcast with Cengage CTO Jim Chilton
Cengage Group CTO and Infosec General Manager Jim Chilton joined the CISO's Secrets by Check Point podcast to discuss his work in the education and cybersecurity space.
The best cybersecurity certifications for your career
Looking for your next cybersecurity certification? Upwork collected the best available certs, including Infosec's Certified Expert Penetration Tester (CEPT).
The business case for apprenticeships: Filling open tech roles and creating new opportunities
The tech workforce continues to struggle closing labor gaps. In fact, 65% of tech employers struggle to find and hire the talent they need, according to Cengage Group’s 2022 Employability Report.
8 bad communication habits to break in IT
Infosec General Manager Jim Chilton and other industry leaders discuss typical communication missteps that can hinder IT productivity — and how to address them.
How Leidos Tackled Cybersecurity Skills Shortage Through Education
Learn how Leidos partnered with providers like Infosec to build its CyberEDGE Academy, which has helped train more than 100 individuals — the majority of which are Leidos employees.
TechGuard Security Keeps Clients Cybersecurity Aware with Infosec
"Infosec's partner support, the platform itself, the capabilities, the content — it was leaps and bounds better from our previous partner,” says Nick Just, VP of commercial strategic development at TechGuard Security.
4 Misconceptions About Workers’ Cybersecurity Awareness
Employee cybersecurity awareness is key to keeping data and systems secure. Infosec's Jim Chilton shares common myths and misconceptions about cybersecurity awareness that may be holding your organization back.
Experts on securing the public cloud
Infosec Principle Security researcher Keatron Evans weighs in on managing cloud security risk, training qualified staff and the future of cloud security.
Creating a unique channel program for cybersecurity
Donna Turgeon, Head of Channel Sales at Infosec, joined Karl Palachuk's SMB Community Podcast to discuss building a channel program.
[New training resources] Level up your zero trust and risk assessment programs
Check out the latest Infosec Skills training resources to advance your team’s on-the-job knowledge and real-world cybersecurity skills in the areas that matter most.
How to break into a data center: Pentesters reveal their secrets
Physical security is an ongoing challenge for organizations. Infosec Principal Security Researcher Keatron Evans shares best practices to ensure your data centers remain secure.
Infosec Institute awards security education scholarships to help close cyber skills and diversity gap
Fourteen cybersecurity professionals receive lifetime access to hands-on cybersecurity training.