Training Techies on Security: It’s Not Rocket Science!

Presented by

Ed Adams, CEO, Security Innovation | Mike Hendrickson, VP of Product Management, Independent

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When it comes to keeping technical audiences apprised of security challenges, success is all about relevance and interest. Simulation training and tying training to a learner’s job function are emerging as some of the most effective ways to help learners retain knowledge. By utilizing hands-on training methods that immerse users into the technical environment they encounter daily, one can enumerate security risks in a context that is both familiar and engaging. This talk discusses methods to create engagement, lasting behavior change, and, dare we say, enjoyment for your technical workers. Join us for a webinar with The Training Industry, where your host, Ed Adams, author and CEO of Security Innovation, and Michael Hendrickson, former vice president of technology and development products at Skillsoft, will discuss what thought leaders are saying about growing threats and the importance of good cybersecurity hygiene, as well as the most effective training methods for technical audiences in 2024. Skip the guesswork and get ahead with up-to-date methods and insights — you’ll be glad you did. Our interactive webinar will provide you with valuable insights on: - The Power of Relevance in Security Training: Discover why tailoring cybersecurity training to an individual’s job function leads to better knowledge retention. - Engagement Through Simulation Training: Learn about the effectiveness of immersive, hands-on simulation training for technical audiences. - Creating Lasting Behavior Change: Explore methods to engage technical teams in cybersecurity hygiene, resulting in lasting behavior change and enhanced security. - Industry Insights and Trends for 2024: Gain knowledge on growing security threats and the most effective and up-to-date training methodologies for 2024.
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Security Innovation is an authority on software security and helps organizations build and deploy more secure software. Global technology vendors and enterprise IT organizations such as Microsoft, IBM, FedEx, ING, Symantec, Coca-Cola and GE rely on our expertise to understand the security risks in their software systems and facilitate the software and process change necessary to mitigate them. Security Innovation specializes in software security, an area where traditional “information security” and “business” consultants tend to struggle. We have been analyzing application vulnerabilities and risk for almost a decade and were one of the first providers of software risk solutions to Fortune 500 firms. Our unrivaled proficiency in technical analysis, coupled with sound knowledge of business processes, results in world-class solutions that bridge the gap between application security holes and risk management optimization.