No time to train? How virtual classrooms can deliver essential cyber skills

When it comes to learning and developing new skills, face-to-face time with an instructor is often seen as the ideal approach. Indeed, research from (ISC)2 found that 35 percent of cybersecurity professionals ranked in-person, instructor-led training as the most valuable way of developing their skills. However, while face-to-face, classroom-style teaching can deliver many benefits, it...

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Upskilling Vs. Reskilling: Delivering the Training Your Organization Needs to Succeed Today & Tomorrow

The global workforce landscape is changing so quickly and there is a severe shortage of qualified talent in the pipeline to meet the workforce needs in the ever-expanding digital economy. Organizations big and small are struggling to find the solution to this growing problem, both from inside and outside their companies. Many recent college graduates...

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The importance of providing a tailored learning experience for cyber skills

Learning and development is rarely a one-size-fits-all situation. One of the most important aspects of successfully developing skills in the workforce is a thorough understanding of both the objectives and particulars of the organisation, and of course the participants. A training course that works for one set of individuals in one company could be a...

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Finding time for developing cyber skills

Despite the looming threat posed by cyber security issues, the Government’s Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019 found that only 27 percent of UK businesses gave staff any form of cyber security training in the previous 12 months, including external and internal development, seminars and conferences. A lack of time and resources is perhaps the most...

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Why companies must focus on the human side of cyber security to combat threats

Whether through a malicious cyber-attack or an accidental leak, a single security incident can have a devastating impact on an organisation, potentially impacting operations, damaging customer trust and causing shares to freefall. Cleaning up a data breach can also be an expensive, resource heavy affair and firms that are found to be negligent can face...

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