Build Cybersecurity Skills, reduce Risk

Threats to the organization won’t stop. Deliver effective training solutions to increase awareness, engage employees, and affect lasting change.

PERSONALIZED LEARNING SUPPORTS YOUR RISK MANAGEMENT STRATEGY

Managing risk is a constant battle against internal and external threats — and it’s a battle that shouldn’t be left to IT alone. Every employee must have the skills to recognize threats and respond accordingly. Otherwise, organizations will face greater risk.

To increase awareness and develop cybersecurity expertise, it’s important to start by measuring your workforce’s competency and then target key skill areas.

ORGANIZATIONS NEED CYBERSECURITY SKILLS NOW MORE THAN EVER

$4.35M

The average total cost of data breaches rose 12.7% since 2020. Breaches caused by remote work were $1M higher on average.1

90%

IDC predicts digital transformation-related IT skill shortages will affect 9 in 10 of organizations by 2025.2

88%

Gartner research shows boards see cybersecurity as a risk to business — not just an IT challenge.3

Create a Cybersecurity Culture with this 4-Step Strategy

Read Forrester's strategy for Chief Information Security Officers. Cybersecurity awareness training often lacks the meaningful impact CISOs hope for. Instead of constructive risk management, it results in fear or panic that impacts decision-making.

In this complimentary report, Forrester presents a strategy to foster a holistic culture of cybersecurity that's inclusive and leads to long-lasting behavioral change.

Data Protection and Privacy: Why It's Not Just an IT Issue

Data breaches are rising year over year. How do organizations prevent incurring costly damages in the future? By creating a compliance culture, organizations reduce risk and build an environment based on education and ethical practices.

ADVANCE CYBERSECURITY SKILLS

IT leaders report the starkest skill gaps in cybersecurity. Speed up skills development through instructional variety:

  • Self-paced or live instruction
  • Practice challenges
  • Simulations and labs

Offering several ways to learn helps security teams retain more information and apply their skills on the job earlier.

IMPROVE PRIVACY, CYBERSECURITY, AND DATA PROTECTION

Organizations must develop sound data security policies to assist in preventing the unauthorized or unintentional disclosure of data. Otherwise, they risk non-compliance with government regulations.

A robust privacy and data protection program can help avoid the costly consequences of data loss.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

A SPOTLIGHT ON 5 ORGANIZATIONS CREATING AN IMPACT

Market intelligence firm IDC shares the use cases of five organizations and how they partnered with Skillsoft to build new skills, sharpen existing ones, or create lasting cultural change.

“Together, CGI and Skillsoft have built an upskilling engine fueled by a culture of self-motivated learners who help our clients innovate, transform, secure, and drive growth for their enterprises.”
Anil Santhapuri, Director, APAC Learning and Development, CGI

PROTECT YOUR ORGANIZATION, EMPOWER YOUR TEAM.

From awareness training to advanced skill development, see how personalized curricula can help speed up proficiency and reduce risk.