SANS Institute Launches "New2Cyber" Curriculum To Help Professionals Kickstart Careers In Cybersecurity
BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today SANS Institute launches New2Cyber, a new curriculum proven to help non-technical professionals enter the cybersecurity field. The curriculum's three core courses provide professionals with a solid foundation of cybersecurity knowledge and the practical skills needed to pursue cybersecurity roles in greater numbers.
For anyone new to cybersecurity, New2Cyber provides the knowledge and skills to pursue entry-level cybersecurity jobs
With nearly three million open cybersecurity positions globally, the lack of skilled cybersecurity talent continues to plague organizations and governments. The increase in ransomware attacks and high-profile breaches have pushed organizations to strengthen their security posture and invest in cybersecurity talent. Through New2Cyber, SANS aims to help close the cybersecurity skills gap and provide a career development roadmap for professionals seeking to enter the cybersecurity field for the first time. New2Cyber allows students to learn real-world cybersecurity skills from the from the top experts in the industry. Organizations can also leverage New2Cyber curriculum to help reskill and retrain its existing workforce.
New2Cyber curriculum helps first-time cybersecurity professionals train for critical industry certifications needed to secure cybersecurity positions through the Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC).
"The demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals is higher than ever and the New2Cyber curriculum is designed to help grow the cybersecurity workforce," said James Lyne, Chief Technology Officer, Certified Instructor and course author for SANS Institute. "We have created a pathway for non-technical professionals to pursue careers in cybersecurity by offering courses that provide hands-on training and certifications. All New2Cyber courses are proven to help students successfully transition into cybersecurity careers."
The New2Cyber curriculum features three core courses designed to help students build a foundation of cybersecurity knowledge and gain the skills needed for cybersecurity roles.
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