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Cybersecurity certifications: Part of your cybersecurity journey

One of the main questions I get asked from people looking to get started in Cybersecurity is, “What certification(s) do I need?”. Who you ask and the number of people you ask will determine the number of different answers you will get back on this question. A few short years ago, there was no such thing as a cybersecurity professional. At first, people working in system administration or development were asked to take on the additional role of handling security for an organization.


Learn OPA Performance on Styra Academy

Styra Academy, our online training portal for free courses on OPA, Rego and Styra Declarative Authorization Service (DA), has a new course available: OPA Performance. The primary purpose for OPA within applications is, of course, fine-grained authorization — that is, who can do what and what can do what. Each user request typically requires one or more authorization decisions to be made.


Introducing our brand new (and free!) Calico Azure Course

Calico Open Source is an industry standard for container security and networking that offers high-performance cloud-native scalability and supports Kubernetes workloads, non-Kubernetes workloads, and legacy workloads. Created and maintained by Tigera, Calico Open Source offers a wide range of support for your choice of data plane whether it’s Windows, eBPF, Linux, or VPP. We’re excited to announce our new certification course for Azure, Certified Calico Operator: Azure Expert!

Arctic Wolf

How to Calculate the ROI of Security Awareness Training

The growing number and magnitude of cyber attacks impacts organizations across all sectors, and cyber incidents remain among the top ranked business risks globally Unfortunately, cybersecurity defenses are not keeping up with cyber threats. Although businesses worldwide spent an estimated $145 billion on cybersecurity in 2020, the costs of cybercrimes escalated—from an estimated $600 billion in 2018 to $945 billion in 2020.


Introducing the Netskope Cloud Security Certification Program

Netskope Academy is pleased to introduce the Netskope Cloud Security Certification program. This new program provides an opportunity for customers, partners, and employees to validate their skills and be recognized for their knowledge of the Netskope Security Cloud platform, as well as general cloud security technologies. The program is launching with two levels of high-stakes, third-party proctored certifications, with more to follow.


How to Stimulate Organizations' Security Awareness Training Programs

We all know how important security awareness training is for an organization. Moreover, we try to enhance our efforts by weaving security into the “culture” of the organization. Yet, from the employee’s perspective, it all gets very stale. It seems like it is always the same message, but if that is the case, why hasn’t this knowledge been adopted into the corporate consciousness? Perhaps it is our approach.


Achieving Cyber Resilience With a Proper Training Program

A critical part of improving a business’ cyber resilience is ensuring staff, including the executives and the board of directors, are all champions of promoting and driving awareness when it comes to cybersecurity. Many company do have this understanding, and one way to measure the importance organizations are placing on cybersecurity is by expenditures.


CISSP Exam Pattern Changes, May 2021

On May 1, 2021, ISC² implemented a refreshed set of objectives for the CISSP certification exam for security professionals in order to keep it relevant to the latest technologies and cybersecurity standards, requirements and processes. New information security concepts, terms and acronyms have been added and others are better covered.


Technology Professionals in Short Supply - 3 Tips to Retain Yours

In an article posted on the organization’s website, the Center for Strategic and International Studies ( reported that, as of January 2019, the United States had 314,000 more available cybersecurity positions than it had trained professionals available to fill them. That was an increase of over 50% since 2015.