Fortinet is making an education-focused version of its Security Awareness and Training service available at no cost to K-12 school boards and private schools across Canada. The SaaS-based service offers timely and current awareness training on today’s cybersecurity threats. It helps build a cyber-informed culture where education staff recognize and avoid falling victim to cyberattacks. Content for K-12 schools in Canada is offered in both French and English, among other languages.
The school boards and private schools can set campaigns and select which modules to deploy to education staff at intervals they choose, making the content fully customizable. The training comprises 20 modules, including Bad Actors for Educators, Data Privacy for Educators, Insider Threats for Educators, Mobile Security for Educators, Social Engineering for Educators, Social Media for Educators, and more.
Research from Fortinet’s 2023 Security Awareness and Training Global Research Brief shows that, for the education sector: