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Learning Without Limits to Create a New World of Security

2020 / 06 / 19

Learning Without Limit s to Create a New World of Security - Onward Security

In recent years, cyber security has received much attention, mainly due to increasing cyber attacks, unprotected IoT devices, the use of products with security vulnerabilities, etc. In the face of cyber attacks, these devices and products are unable to resist threats and would cause damage. Besides, the company's brand value and goodwill would also be affected, and even the company might be tied up in long legal proceedings. Equipment manufacturers should introduce a Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SSDLC) as soon as possible. In addition to ensuring the security of the product development, it can also meet national government regulations, security standards and purchaser's security requirements.

From June this year, Onward Security has been authorized by Security Innovation to provide the latest online learning courses to ensure that enterprises use software systems more securely in the most challenging environments (whether in web applications, IoT devices or the Cloud). Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Massachusetts, Security Innovation is the leading brand of online information security courses in the United States. The company provides more than 150 online professional courses in exclusive security-related content, and the quality of teaching is witnessed by more than 3 million users. It is committed to creating the most appropriate courses and learning experience for each learner, making information security a part of product development, so that each employee understands the importance of security software development.

In response to the ever-changing era of the IoT, the training materials are updated quarterly to share the latest information security trends and the latest courses such as: blockchain, IoT, Cloud and security testing, NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF), SSDLC (e.g. DevOps, Microsoft SDL and PCI Secure SLC Standard). The courses conform to SCORM and are highly compatible. All digital teaching materials can be used on any learning platform or learning management system, and provide pop quizzes to assess learning outcomes. Meanwhile, they can be played across platforms so users can learn on computers, mobile phones or tablets. The unrestricted learning feature allows users to participate in online courses anytime, anywhere without time and viewing limits. The diversified online courses also include a variety of compliance standards, such as ISO27001, GDPR, HIPPA, CSSLP, CWE , OWASP, NERC, PCI DSS, NIST800-53 and NICE, enabling enterprises not only to target the security trend but also to plan courses based on functional competency needs to quickly select appropriate courses.

In order to grasp the learning situation of employees, the online courses provide enterprise background management to quantify and analyze online learning behaviors, allowing employees to progress according to targeted goals. It also allows enterprise managers to understand the effectiveness of online learning and training at a glance, so as to master the self-learning atmosphere in the enterprise at any time. The online courses contribute to establishing digital learning habits of corporate talents and creating internal learning community ecology, thus shaping the corporate culture of highly autonomous learning and communication. By enhancing digital capabilities of enterprises, they also helps corporate employees work together to face the security challenges in a rapidly changing environment.