Cybersecurity professionals must keep learning if they are to reach the top levels of their field, and effectively perform in today’s business and technical landscapes that constantly change. Learning on the job is certainly part of the process, but it takes more than that to refine skills, acquire the latest knowledge, keep up with current best practices and demonstrate proficiency. That’s why every organization needs a formal, standards-based cybersecurity training and education program for the employees responsible for securing their digital assets.
No one organization has precisely the same security needs as another. However, many of the fundamentals of a training and education program apply across different organizations and sectors, and that is what this guide will explore.