The Threat is Evolving. Is Your Training Keeping Pace?

Many organizations have learned the hard way that cybersecurity means more than strong passwords and firewalls. From political campaigns to big box stores to restaurant and hotel chains, many well-known data breaches happened because employees lent the hackers a hand. Email links were clicked, malware went undetected, and credentials were lost. No wonder more businesses...

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How blended learning apprenticeships are solving the cyber skills crisis

The ongoing shortage of cyber skills in the UK will reach crisis proportions in the next few years unless trends are reversed. The Global Information Security Workforce Study (GISWS) conducted by the Centre for Cyber Safety and Education and (ISC)² predicts that by 2022 there will be 350k more cyber security jobs than available practitioners....

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How the Raytheon Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Programme can help your business develop home-grown cyber skills

Cybersecurity has grown to become one of the most pressing business priorities in recent years, but many organisations are struggling to address the challenge. In the face of increasingly numerous and advanced cyberattacks, 45 percent of organisations feel they lack the skills required to protect their assets, according to the 2019 Cybersecurity Training Report. To...

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How can we solve the cyber skills shortage?

With high-profile data breaches being reported on an almost weekly basis, ensuring strong cybersecurity has become an essential business priority today. A single incident can cost an organisation tens of millions of pounds through disrupted operations, lost business, reputational damage, and fines from the EU GDPR and other regulations. Handling the threat posed by the...

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Workforce training is essential to cybersecurity

The persistent cybersecurity threat. It is increasingly sophisticated and each day brings new tricks, and evolved old ones. The consequences of a cybersecurity breach can be devastating, from big financial losses to damaged systems, lost IP, tarnished reputations and more. Firewalls and security software offer strong protection, but ultimately can’t stop the most significant threat:...

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