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5/12/2020
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6 Free Cybersecurity Training and Awareness Courses

Most are designed to help organizations address teleworking risks related to COVID-19 scams.
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Lucy Security
Who: Lucy Security provides IT security awareness training and testing tools for enterprise organizations. Its modules include educating and engaging employees on a variety of security threats, such as phishing and other email attacks, and testing their awareness related to browser vulnerabilities, spoofing, and ransomware.
What: Lucy is providing free access  to a variety of its security courses, training videos, and checklists primarily to help employees working from home to better detect and navigate security threats related to COVID-19 and mobile and remote access, in general. Available free courses -- which include downloadable learning materials -- cover topics like working from home securely, phishing awareness, and secure mobile-device use. The modules that are available for free download include a work-from-home security checklist, sample COVID-19 phishing scams, and mobile device awareness training.
Why: According to CEO Colin Bastable, Lucy Security launched the free programs in response to a tenfold increase in phishing emails since early March. 'Bad actors are taking advantage of the COVID-19 situation to prey on distracted and unprepared workers,' Bastable said. 'Lucy wants to actively address this acute need for education by giving people free, immediate access to helpful training tools and information.'
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Lucy Security

Who: Lucy Security provides IT security awareness training and testing tools for enterprise organizations. Its modules include educating and engaging employees on a variety of security threats, such as phishing and other email attacks, and testing their awareness related to browser vulnerabilities, spoofing, and ransomware.

What: Lucy is providing free access to a variety of its security courses, training videos, and checklists primarily to help employees working from home to better detect and navigate security threats related to COVID-19 and mobile and remote access, in general. Available free courses -- which include downloadable learning materials -- cover topics like working from home securely, phishing awareness, and secure mobile-device use. The modules that are available for free download include a work-from-home security checklist, sample COVID-19 phishing scams, and mobile device awareness training.

Why: According to CEO Colin Bastable, Lucy Security launched the free programs in response to a tenfold increase in phishing emails since early March. "Bad actors are taking advantage of the COVID-19 situation to prey on distracted and unprepared workers," Bastable said. "Lucy wants to actively address this acute need for education by giving people free, immediate access to helpful training tools and information."

Image Source: Lucy Security

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