Global Ecommerce Platform Amazon has launched an online platform that offers free cybersecurity awareness training to business owners and individuals around the world.
Amazon Launches Free Online Cyber ââSecurity Awareness Training
With a strong emphasis on training its employees in cybersecurity measures, the e-commerce giant has opened up its online educational platform to the world.
As the internet has become a key entity through which many businesses use to deliver their services, sell their products and more, understanding cybersecurity risks is essential. According to reports, many people and businesses fall victim to online phishing, scams, hacking, etc.
Steve Schmidt, Chief Information Security Officer for Amazon Web Services, emphasizes the importance of cybersecurity training.
âIndividuals and businesses of all shapes and sizes are grappling with an increase in attempts at social engineering and phishing, tactics that may seem unsophisticated but can actually lead to big incidents. Education is the key to helping people and organizations better identify these threats and protect themselves. Amazon has seen the real impact and value of our cybersecurity awareness training, and we are proud to share the program with the public.
The training program
Amazon Cyber ââSecurity Awareness Training Available Online here.
The online training covers the following;
- Identify and understand the most common social exploits for businesses and individuals
- How to handle secure communication, phishing, social engineering, data privacy and more
All of the information in the course has been designed to cater to a wide range of learners by ensuring that the information is clear, concise and interactive. The content provided complies with regulations published by the National Institutes for Standards and Technology (NIST) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
to ensure that the course is inclusive, it is available in multiple languages, including; in English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog, Arabic, Russian, Polish, Vietnamese and American Sign Language (ASL). American Sign Language is also available with text and captions in English, Spanish, or French.
Two mechanisms are available for using the free course and can be done through the Learning Management System, which allows companies and organizations to integrate their information into their own learning management systems, or through training. line where individuals can access the free course. .
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