CIP training bridges the gap in cyber security skills in related fields
Published October 14, 2021 at 1:58 PM CDT|Updated 14 minutes ago
Tampa, Fla., October 14, 2021 (PRNewswire) – OPSWAT has announced the launch of Academy 3.0 for Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Cyber Security Solutions for both IT and Operating Technology (OT) systems. Ask for a CIP training forum on specific security challenges faced by critical infrastructure industries. This training is designed to address the shortage of CIP cyber security skills, which include courses that promote the best practices successfully implemented in the most critical critical infrastructure environments.
91% of respondents to the OPSWAT Academy 3.0 event selection concerns the growing number of CIP cyber security experts.
As each critical infrastructure segment increases its targeted cyber attacks, organizations are increasingly looking for CIP-based cyber security professionals to protect their IT and OT environments from known and unknown threats. OPSWAT Academy 3.0 addresses this lack of skills by providing both cyber security professionals and those who want to enter the field of cyber security with the practical skills and business experience required to protect these unique environments. The curriculum includes interactive courses in eight different subjects in CIP Cybersecurity. Each curriculum in the curriculum is modular, interactive, and has a reference repository that helps students improve knowledge retention.
“Protecting critical infrastructure is a challenge,” he said Benny Zarney, Founder and CEO of OPSWAT. When complying with added rules, professionals in this field must be aware of cyber security risks, and often overwork due to incompetence in the industry. You can respond more effectively to the ever-evolving threat.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), cyber security will be one of the 20 fastest growing industries in 2020-2030. Over the next ten years, the United States alone will need 16,300 data security analysts each year. Interestingly, 91% of respondents in the OPSWAT Academy 3.0 event selection were concerned about the growing shortage of CIP cyber security experts. OPSWAT Academy 3.0 builds on basic cyber security principles and teaches professionals to apply this expertise to critical infrastructure environments as they integrate OPSWAT CIP platforms and technologies.
“Because cyber-threats are so common and so sophisticated, it is even more important to have trained professionals who can respond to these threats effectively,” he said. Dan Lanir, SVP Customer Success at OPSWAT. “OPSWAT Academy is a major training tool that is not easily available anywhere. Extensive or zero cyber security knowledge allows students to become experts in CIP.
Although students will have to pay for OPSWAT Academy Certificate Exams, they can access free and available courses at any time and place, free of charge. Of Final frequency of OPSWAT Academy Released earlier this year, it offers 13 course modules on key infrastructure topics, including file exchange, device protection and secure data workflow, cyber security technologies.
See the Academy 3.0 launch schedule for more details: https://opswat-1.wistia.com/medias/jt0t4zcaoh
For more information about Academy 3.0 and to enroll in free CIP training, visit OPSWAT Cyber Security Academy.
OPSWAT is a global leader in IT and OT critical critical cyber security solutions, protecting global mission-critical organizations from malware and zero-day attacks. To reduce the risk of compromise, OPSWAT critical infrastructure protection solutions require public and private sector organizations to keep up with technology, processes, and hardware scans to ensure that data, files, and device access is transmitted through critical networks. More than 1,500 companies around the world rely on OPSWAT to protect their financial services, defense, manufacturing, energy, aerospace and transportation systems; Ensure compliance with industry and government-driven policies and regulations, and protect their reputation, finances, employees and customers from cyber-violence. For more information about OPSWAT, visit www.opswat.com.
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