BrandPost: Leveraging Training as a Solution to the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

By now, the majority of industry professionals are aware of the cybersecurity skills gap and its impact on organizations’ abilities to consistently protect their data and networks. The coronavirus pandemic has only amplified the issue, manifesting the economic strain that has forced many business leaders to make budget cuts and furlough, or even lay off, critical employees. Meanwhile, cyber criminals saw the pandemic as an excellent opportunity to execute attacks on vulnerable networks as more employees shifted to remote work. Fortinet’s NSE Training Institute’s programs enable IT professionals, students, veterans and more to learn new cybersecurity skills, reskill or upskill as a way to address the growing talent shortage our industry faces.   

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