BETHESDA, Md., March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced the release of new and updated security awareness training content designed to help employees prevent cyberattacks.
"This new training showcases SANS' deep cybersecurity expertise and commitment to timely, relevant and engaging security awareness training and education," said Lance Spitzner, Director of SANS Security Awareness program.
Content updates were designed and created by a SANS team of expert cybersecurity practitioners and instructional designers. The 16 updated training modules include new animation and improved user experience. Three new modules cover important cybersecurity topics such as Targeted Attacks, Malware and Creating a Cybersecure Home.
Highlights of the updated training content include:
- Engagement questions to deepen learning and change behavior
- Quiz question feedback for both engagement questions and post-video quiz questions
- Brandable support materials to make it easier to run an awareness program
- Interactive training content
- Reduced module run times to increase impact
For additional details, please visit: http://securingthehuman.sans.org/u/pVx
About SANS Securing The Human
SANS Securing The Human has worked with over 1,400 organizations and trained over 7 million people around the world. Security awareness training content is translated into over 20 languages. Whether seeking check-the-box-easy compliance, robust phishing training or industry-leading content, training, and services, organizations benefit from SANS Securing The Human's unwavering commitment to helping organizations effectively understand, manage, and measure their human cyber risks. (https://securingthehuman.sans.org)
About SANS Institute
The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. SANS is the most trusted and, by far, the largest provider of cybersecurity training and certification to professionals at governments and commercial institutions world-wide. Renowned SANS instructors teach over 50 different courses at more than 200 live cybersecurity training events as well as online. GIAC, an affiliate of the SANS Institute, validates employee qualifications via 30 hands-on, technical certifications in information security. The SANS Technology Institute, a regionally accredited independent subsidiary, offers master's degrees in cyber security. SANS offers a myriad of free resources to the InfoSec community including consensus projects, research reports, and newsletters; it also operates the Internet's early warning system--the Internet Storm Center. At the heart of SANS are the many security practitioners, representing varied global organizations from corporations to universities, working together to help the entire information security community. (www.SANS.org)
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