Security Training & Awareness Materials

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Having non-security executives charged with providing a risk and security management plan for an organization can be a precarious enterprise/
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Program and training challenges when 'security' is managed by a non-security professional

April 20, 2020
Ad-hoc security coordinators are seldom given any formal training in security management which creates immediate challenges
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Tech Trends: Reality Check

April 7, 2020
How Virtual and Augmented Reality technology can dramatically change the security industry
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Representatives of, the Office of Governor Northam, Northern Virginia Community College and Fairfax County Economic Development Authority stand with the first apprentices to join the new Apprenticeship program.
Alarms & Monitoring launches apprenticeship program with state of Virginia

Feb. 24, 2020
Year-long program gives apprentices 10 weeks of technical instruction at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) and 9 months of on-the-job training with the company
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Security awareness training has existed for decades—yet in all that time, it seems as if it hasn’t reached the level of effectiveness we hoped for

The 4 most common mistakes in employee security awareness training

Aug. 8, 2019
Despite having existed for decades, security awareness training hasn't reached the level of effectiveness necessary to address today's cyber threats