InfoSec Institute Now Has Largest Library of Security Awareness Training Content
Jun06

InfoSec Institute Now Has Largest Library of Security Awareness Training Content

At the recent Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2018, the InfoSec Institute announced that its library of security awareness training content is now the largest collection of content provided by any security awareness training company. The SecurityIQ AwareEd library consists of standard CBT training modules covering the full range of email-based and web-based threats. CBT training is accompanies by video training content,...

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InfoSec Institute Named in 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Security Awareness CBT
May17

InfoSec Institute Named in 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Security Awareness CBT

The InfoSec Institute has developed an extensive library of training material on cybersecurity and helps security professionals attain qualifications to improve their career prospects. The company has also developed a platform for businesses to use to improve their defenses against phishing attacks and other threats that target employees. The firm’s SecurityIQ training platform combines an extensive library of training material and a...

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Security IQ BEC Defense Suite Prepares Businesses for Email Account Compromise Attacks
Apr19

Security IQ BEC Defense Suite Prepares Businesses for Email Account Compromise Attacks

Business email compromise attacks are on the rise, with one recent report suggesting 44% of businesses have suffered an attack. Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks are now commonplace. Email accounts are compromised, and threat actors use the accounts to send targeted messages to individuals in an organization. Requests are made to have sensitive data sent by email or for wire transfers to be made. Sophisticated social engineering...

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Infosec Institute Training Library Now Includes More Than 1,200 Training Resources
Mar16

Infosec Institute Training Library Now Includes More Than 1,200 Training Resources

The Infosec Institute, developer of the SecurityIQ phishing awareness training platform, has been steadily increasing its training modules to help businesses, non-profits, and educational institutions improve the security awareness of employees and train staff on cybersecurity and compliance. The latest update to the training library sees five new modules added covering the Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS). The five new...

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InfoSec Institute Launches Security Awareness Training Program for Healthcare
Mar06

InfoSec Institute Launches Security Awareness Training Program for Healthcare

The cybersecurity awareness training solution provider the InfoSec Institute has announced it has launched a new security awareness training program for healthcare teams – the first such program to be developed specifically for the healthcare industry in the United States. The training material is available through the company’s SecurityIQ AwareEd training platform, which now contains the largest interactive security awareness...

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InfoSec Institute Launches New Phishing Defense Tool
Nov10

InfoSec Institute Launches New Phishing Defense Tool

The security awareness training company, the InfoSec Institute, has launched a new phishing defense tool called PhishDefender, which the firm claims can reduce phishing susceptibility to 0%. PhishDefender allows administrators to automatically set security controls based on real-time learner data, adjusting controls automatically based on the level of risk. PhishDefenser has been added to the firms SecurityIQ security awareness...

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InfoSec Institute Wins Silver for SecurityIQ at 2017 Info Security PG Awards
Mar01

InfoSec Institute Wins Silver for SecurityIQ at 2017 Info Security PG Awards

The Elmwood Park, IL-based InfoSec Institute has received a silver medal for its SecurityIQ (v1) platform in the Security Training and Educational Programs category (11-99 employees) at the 13th Annual 2017 Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards®. The Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards® program is the premier awards program for the information security industry, with the annual awards recognising excellence...

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SecurityIQ Platform Updated to Allow Users to Upload Custom Training Modules
Dec14

SecurityIQ Platform Updated to Allow Users to Upload Custom Training Modules

The Infosec Institute has updated its SecurityIQ training platform to allow users to incorporate their own training modules to the AwareEd library. The InfoSec Institute says this is the first security awareness training program in the industry to allow users to create and upload their own training programs and deliver custom modules to their employees via the same system. The SecuityIQ platform already includes a comprehensive range...

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Infosec Institute Makes TrainingIndustry.com’s Top 20 List for 6 Years in a Row
Nov04

Infosec Institute Makes TrainingIndustry.com’s Top 20 List for 6 Years in a Row

The Elmwood Park, IL-based Infosec Institute is an accelerated IT training school founded in 1998. The company has trained more than 45,000 individuals through 99 training courses covering a broad range of IT disciplines, including information security. The company has now received 42 industry awards and is consistently rated as one of the leading IT training firms, including consistently making the cut in TrainingIndustry.com’s Top...

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Infosec Institute Receives CompTIA Outstanding Partner Award
Sep15

Infosec Institute Receives CompTIA Outstanding Partner Award

CompTIA is the world’s leading technology association. The not-for-profit association is a leading provider of certification programs for the technology workforce. The certifications help organizations identify the most talented and skilled individuals in the field of IT. CompTIA has now issued more than 2 million certifications, making the association the leading worldwide provider of certification programs for the IT workforce. Each...

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Infosec Institute Publishes New SecurityIQ Case Study
Aug30

Infosec Institute Publishes New SecurityIQ Case Study

Cybercriminal are increasingly targeting employees and are taking advantage of poor security awareness to install malware or ransomware, while phishing emails are used to obtain login credentials to gain access to corporate systems. With the threat level greater than ever before, it is now essential for organizations to provide high quality training to employees and to develop a security culture. The Infosec Institute’s SecurityIQ...

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