NORWOOD, Mass., Oct. 1, 2019 — Everyday news headlines report another serious cybersecurity breach to impact large and small businesses. According to an Osterman Research study, 45 percent of organizations reported a year-over-year rise in phishing attacks reaching their end-users. Yet, only 36 percent of these organizations are confident their employee security training is sufficient to take on the increase.
The National Anti – Organized Retail Crime Association (NAORCA) and Infosec, the leading global provider of information security education, today announced a partnership to provide easy and efficient workforce training programs to help organizations build strong resiliency against cybersecurity attacks.
The partnership is built upon the Infosec IQ platform. Infosec IQ makes it easy to provide security awareness training that engages employees and motivates them to recognize, avoid and report suspicious activity, such as phishing.
“Our partnership with Infosec is invaluable and helps us deliver accessible, engaging and effective cybersecurity awareness education for our 3500 global members and clients,” said Christopher McGourty, Executive Director and Founder of NAORCA Worldwide. “As we progress in the digital age, corporate security and law enforcement officials need this advanced training to advance in their career, but also to keep up with the advanced threat of cybercrime.”
NAORCA is a global organization dedicated to assisting businesses avoid theft, fraud and cybercrime by providing consultation, education, prevention and awareness solutions to industry sectors, including retail, banking, hospitality, higher education, financial services and e-commerce. In 2017, NAORCA was named a Who’s Who in Retail Loss Prevention by ASIS International.
“Infosec IQ has the industry’s most comprehensive security awareness training, personalized to your company’s needs,” said Mike Nobers, director of Global Channel Sales for Infosec. “Our goal is to provide the right training to the right employees at the right time, with a personal experience for every employee.”
Infosec IQ equips organizations with:
- Step-by-step guidance on the critical steps to implement the process, as well as recommended best practices
- Phishing simulations and anti-phishing training featuring 1000’s of phishing templates, with a variety of attack types
- Customizable learning experiences with more than 300 modules, including critical training in phishing, suspicious hosts, ransomware and password security
- An analytics dashboard allowing tracking and sharing of training performance reports
Learn more about NAORCA Worldwide at www.naorca.org
Learn more about Infosec IQ at infosecinstitute.com/iq/
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About InfoSec Institute
Infosec has been fighting cybercrime since 2004. Thousands of organizations and over 2.68 million learners trust the wide range of security-specific classes and enterprise security awareness and phishing training to stay a step ahead of the bad guys. Infosec IQ, Infosec Flex and Infosec Skills provide the most advanced and comprehensive education and training platforms. In 2019, Infosec was named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training. Founded by CEO Jack Koziol, Infosec is based in Madison, with offices in Chicago and Dulles, Virginia. Learn more at infosecinstitute.com