Immediapress/Kaspersky presents a new “jargon-free” IT training course for business leaders and executives

Milan, 4 October 2023

Kaspersky announces
Cybersecurity for Executives Online Training, a new fundamental training course for today’s digital companies and entrepreneurs. Cybersecurity training is essential for risk management, crisis response, as well as empowering business leaders to make effective and informed decisions in the event of security incidents.

Collaboration between cybersecurity teams and company boards of directors has never been more important and useful for companies: more than 60% of managers he admits that miscommunication regarding cybersecurity within your company has caused at least one cybersecurity incident. Additionally, one in two IT leaders said one of the most difficult topics to discuss with a non-IT executive is increasing the IT security budget. This new training course aims to change this mindset by highlighting the importance of cybersecurity awareness as the responsibility of business leaders and will teach them how to be in tune with IT staff.

Promoting a strong security culture within the company, the new training program aims to raise awareness among participants of the current cyber threat landscape and directs them to appropriate use of cybersecurity skills, given that cyber attacks and breaches can cause , at best with small disruptions to internal systems, while at worst they can destroy a company.

The Cybersecurity for Executives Online training course was created by Kaspersky managers and top cybersecurity experts. Participants will acquire the basics of cybersecurity through an online video course held by a tutor, which addresses six main in-depth modules:

•Introduction to cybersecurity

•IT risks for companies

•Cyber ​​attacks and tools used by attackers

•Protection from attacks

•Management of consequences

•The future of cybersecurity

The course brings together an exceptional group of speakers including Eugene Kaspersky, Founder and CEO, Andrey Suvorov, Head OS Business Unit at Kaspersky, Igor Kuznetsov, Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) Director, Yuliya Novikova, Head of Digital Footprint Intelligence, and Lavinia Rossi, Head of Enterprise Sales, Global Sales. Training is provided in “microlearning” mode with tests focused on the knowledge, guidelines and checklists necessary for managers for corporate cybersecurity.

Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kaspersky, said: “Digital technologies have a profound impact on business, as they offer great opportunities, such as cost optimization, the ability to grow globally and much more. Since the security and reliability of these technologies have a direct impact on business performance, overseeing cybersecurity is becoming a critical task for a responsible leader. Through this course, we want to help those in leadership positions by training them on the fundamental concepts of cybersecurity and sharing insights that executives need to take into account to ensure their companies stay one step ahead of cybercriminals.”

Because cybersecurity requires the active involvement of not only CISOs and IT leaders, but also non-technical leadership, with a shared commitment to building a culture of cybersecurity throughout the enterprise, course participants have the opportunity also have access to materials that can be used on a daily basis and distributed within the organization.

To improve new knowledge, the course includes practical exercises for participants and self-assessment questions at the end of each module. Once the program is completed, participants receive a course completion certificate from Kaspersky.

In total, there are 50 lessons of 3-6 minutes each. The course is available via access to a cloud platform or in SCORM format, to be integrated into the company’s training management system.

The program is part of Kaspersky’s Security Awareness portfolio, which offers various training options to increase employees’ cybersecurity skills and enable them to fulfill their role in a company’s overall cybersecurity.

To register or learn more about the Cybersecurity for Executives Online Training, visit the Kaspersky Expert Training website.

About Kaspersky

Kaspersky is a global cybersecurity and digital privacy company founded in 1997. Its deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly evolving into innovative solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructures, governments and users around the world. The company’s comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and diverse specialized security solutions and services, and Cyber ​​Immune solutions, to combat ever-evolving sophisticated digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky technologies and we help 220,000 businesses keep what matters most to them safe. For further information you can consult

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