Free online cyber security training: Courses, hands-on training, practice exams

Technology is changing — fast. Vanishing security perimeters and increasingly remote workforces are speeding the pace of digital transformation, along with the demand for skilled cyber security professionals. Now more than ever, there’s never been a better time to invest in your own cyber security skills and ensure that as the world around us rapidly changes, your own skills don’t fall behind. 

It’s easy to understand why it’s important to invest in yourself, but selecting the best security training provider for your own career goals is not a simple task. Depending on whether your next goal is to get certified, learn a new skill or earn continuing education credits (CPEs or CPUs), Infosec offers a variety of free to low-cost training opportunities to help you skill up and stay on budget. 

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Infosec Skills — free 7-day cyber security training trial 

Infosec offered its first IT and security certification boot camp in 2004, and has since grown to one of the top-ranked boot camp providers in the industry. In 2019, the company launched Infosec Skills, a subscription-based online training platform designed to help security pros build and validate the hands-on skills needed to securely code, configure and defend critical assets. 

The platform includes hundreds of role-based learning paths, hands-on labs and courses. Courses map to the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework, which helps new IT and security professionals understand what to learn first — and established professionals identify what they should learn next. 

In the cyber range — Infosec Skills’ top-rated feature — learners can apply or test skills on actual cloud-hosted virtual machines. This enables you to try new things in a secure environment and add some of the most in-demand, hands-on cyber security skills to your resume. 

The platform also includes skill assessments to measure (Read more...)

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