If it’s true the best employees never stop learning, then the best employers must never stop investing in their people. Nowhere is this more critical than in the cybersecurity field, where talent is scarce and employers have to keep existing teams engaged in their profession, and current on the latest threats and defenses.
That's why every organization needs a formal, standards-based cybersecurity training and education program for the employees responsible for securing their critical assets.
It’s difficult to prescribe a one-size-fits-all approach to training your cybersecurity team. While cybersecurity training needs to be structured and adhere to industry standards, it also must be purposeful and tailored to the organization’s needs. 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.