Security Awareness & Training Resource Center

Boost the effectiveness of your security awareness program or earn your next certification with free tools from our resource center. Check back frequently — new resources are added every month!

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2021 IT & Security Talent Pipeline Study

Professional development, Best practices
Actionable strategies to patch your cyber talent pipeline in a post-pandemic world.
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Cybersecurity Culture — Quantified

Security awareness, Cybersecurity
See the data on the most overlooked variable in security and learn how to measure your organization's cybersecurity culture.
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Security awareness, behavior change and culture

Phishing, Security awareness, Best practices
Get expert advice on developing security awareness programs, empowering your workforce and building a culture of security.
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Developing cybersecurity talent and teams

Professional development, Best practices, Cybersecurity
Get team skill development and training advice from experts at Booz Allen, JPMorgan, KPMG, NICE, Raytheon and more in this free ebook.
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Whitepaper & report

CompTIA Security+ 601: How the world’s most popular cert is changing in 2021

Professional development, Cybersecurity, Certification
Download our free ebook to get the inside scoop on how the Security+ exam is changing, and why, to stay relevant in 2021 and beyond.
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2021 Cybersecurity Role & Career Path Clarity Study

Professional development, Best practices, Cybersecurity
Learn how tools like the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity (NICE Framework) improve cybersecurity role clarity and drive hiring success.
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Cybersecurity interview tips: How to stand out, get hired and advance your career

Professional development, Best practices, Cybersecurity
Interviews are tough! All you need is a little practice and guidance. With this ebook, you will be prepared to answer anything from classic questions to specific role-based questions.
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CMMC: Everything you need to know

Professional development, Best practices, Compliance, Cybersecurity, Certification
Learn about the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) framework, including maturity levels, certification timelines, assessor requirements and more.
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Security Awareness Training as a Key Element in Security Culture Change

Security awareness, Best practices
Do you know how to build a culture of security and inspire employee behavior change that will keep your organization secure?
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2020 IT & Security Talent Pipeline Study

Professional development, Best practices
Learn how successful hiring managers are filling open roles in Infosec’s 2020 IT & security talent pipeline study.
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Breaking into cybersecurity

Professional development, Cybersecurity, Certification
The shortage of cybersecurity professionals has grown to nearly three million globally, with 498,000 openings in North America. Organizations are clamoring for fresh talent, but where — and how — do you even start learning cybersecurity?
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The ROI of Security Awareness Training

Security awareness
Security awareness programs help organizations achieve the ultimate goal of fewer security incidents, but how do the benefits compare to the costs and time requirements?
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Five best practices for communicating security awareness training impact

Security awareness, Best practices
Learn these effective methods for communicating the value of security awareness training outside the IT department.
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From MSP to MSSP: Gaining competitive advantage through diversification

Professional development, Cybersecurity, Certification
As security becomes more and more complex, SMBs are relying on their MSP partners to both build and secure their IT infrastructure. Download this whitepaper to learn how to prepare your team for the ever-changing cybersecurity threatscape.
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2019 cybersecurity industry report: 3 steps employers can take to close the skills gap

Professional development, Cybersecurity, Certification
Our 2019 Cybersecurity Industry Report surveyed 785 infosec professionals about career paths, skill development, employer training programs and more.
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Improving security awareness programs with time-tested marketing tactics

Security awareness, Best practices
By adopting techniques marketers use to build brand awareness and motivate consumers to take action, you can improve engagement with your employees on security topics and influence behavior change. Download this whitepaper from ISACA to learn how.
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California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): What you need to know

Best practices, Compliance
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) gives citizens more control over the use of their data and regulators increased powers to reprimand organizations.
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12 Best Practices for Implementing Security Awareness Training

Security awareness
New data from Osterman Research shows two-thirds of organizations reported a security incident in the past 12 months — a vulnerability researchers link to inadequate workforce security education. Download Osterman’s new report for 12 security awareness best practices you can implement today.
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Tracking Security Awareness KPIs

Security awareness, Best practices
Effective tools for measuring security awareness program impact, tracking workforce behavior and proving an organizational value
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CISSP exam tips from students and instructors

Certification
This free ebook collects some of the most common CISSP exam tips and strategies gathered from Infosec alumni and more than 15 years of IT and security instruction.
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