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SANS Launches Advanced Cybersecurity Learning Platform

  • Bethesda, MD
  • September 8, 2016

SANS Institute, the most trusted name in information security training and leading provider of cybersecurity awareness trainings solutions, today announced the launch of the Advanced Cybersecurity Learning Platform (ACLP). The ACLP provides a comprehensive and easy to use training platform for security awareness professionals. The ACLP enables security awareness professionals to deliver the right training to the right people at the right time.

The ACLP includes expert cybersecurity content focused on key learning areas needed to change behavior such as passwords, mobile device security, phishing, and social engineering.

Lance Spitzner, Director of SANS Security Awareness Training noted that, "The job of a security awareness officer is very challenging. In addition to getting thousands of people to do something many would rather not do, they must make sure the training system works perfectly and doesn't waste the employees' time. Ultimately, the ACLP makes maintaining a security awareness program easier and far more effective. The ACLP greatly simplifies these tasks by providing a single place to deploy training, generate reports and manage compliance activities."

ACLP offers prebuilt templates that were designed to allow any organization to quickly and easily get the right role based training into the hands of learners. The platform can be easily customized as needed by an awareness professional. Because the training content is written by highly seasoned InfoSec professionals, content can be trusted. The ACLP delivers a powerful, yet simple and effective awareness program for organizations of any size.

For additional platform details, please visit: https://securingthehuman.sans.org/advanced-cybersecurity-learning-platform

SANS Security Awareness business provides security awareness training to more than six million employees worldwide.

About SANS Institute

The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. Today, SANS is the most trusted and, by far, the largest provider of cyber security training and certification to professionals in government and commercial institutions worldwide. Renowned SANS instructors teach more than 60 courses at In-Person and Live Online cyber security training events, and more than 50 courses are available anytime, anywhere with our OnDemand platform. GIAC, an affiliate of the SANS Institute, validates practitioner skills through more than 35 hands-on, technical certifications in cyber security. The SANS Technology Institute, a regionally accredited independent subsidiary, offers a master’s degree, graduate certificates, and an undergraduate certificate in cyber security. SANS Security Awareness, a division of SANS, provides organizations with a complete and comprehensive security awareness solution, enabling them to easily and effectively manage their ‘human’ cybersecurity risk. SANS also delivers a wide variety of free resources to the InfoSec community including consensus projects, research reports, webcasts, podcasts, 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 support and educate the global information security community. (https://www.sans.org)