Cyber security training must reflect real risks, warns the IISP

Cyber security training must reflect real risks, warns the IISP

In the rush to skill-up through cyber security training, the IISP warns businesses may go down the wrong track, resulting in a false sense of security

Companies should invest wisely in cyber security training, carefully considering the quality and real benefits, advises the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP).Following the recent wave of global cyber attacks, the IISP believes that inexperienced or narrowly focused training providers may jump on the bandwagon, offering cyber security courses that do not provide the skills and techniques businesses need to prevent and deal with attacks, giving companies a false sense of security and leaving them vulnerable.

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