Chartered Institute of Information Security Professionals (CIISec) awards cyber risk training accreditation to Cyber Risk Aware

Cyber Risk Aware, the developer of a leading cyber security awareness platform with education, human cyber risk assessment and phishing simulation solutions, is proud to be awarded the industry’s highest level of training accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Information Security Professionals (CIISec).

“With the rapid growth of cyber threats it has never been more important to ensure that Information Security Professionals are fully equipped to help the employees within their organisations to defend business and society from these threats.” said Katie Watson of CIISec. “We are delighted to be working with Cyber Risk Aware to raise standards of professionalism within the industry and ultimately protect businesses and government organisations against high level cyber threats.” she added.

“It is a well known fact that over 90% of data breaches and other security incidents are caused by human error,” says Stephen Burke, Co-founder of Cyber Risk Aware. “Accredited training is the first step to combatting this. Education is most important and it is something that needs to happen across every level of the business. We are proud to be the first company to receive accreditation since the award of Royal Chartered Status of CIISec status.

Cyber Risk Aware’s real-time training is unique and is opening up to the vanguard of security professionals in the industry so that they can take the very best training practices and employ them across their networks.”

Cyber Risk Aware is the only behaviour driven security awareness platform that delivers real time training content, in response to staff activity on the network, rather than just on “schedule” like all other providers. Government institutions and companies in all sectors can leverage this powerful approach and align their awareness strategies with the CIISec Skills Framework