Cybrary, a leading training platform for cybersecurity professionals, has just announced its new Cybrary Free Access program, aimed at tackling the severe shortage of cybersecurity skills in the industry. The program offers free access to over 500 hours of premium cybersecurity skills training and upskilling content, addressing the pressing need for affordable and quality training options for current and future cybersecurity professionals.
Cybrary Free Access offers a comprehensive curriculum that covers key foundational roles and concepts, certification preparation, and threat-based training to help participants develop the skills necessary to defend against real-world adversaries. The program is designed to provide hands-on experience and practical skills training based on the most current and pressing security threats facing organizations today.
Kevin Hanes, CEO of Cybrary, says: “The cybersecurity industry is facing a major capacity, capability, and confidence problem, but everyone seems to be talking about it without making much progress. Our goal is to get millions of people trained and into cybersecurity roles, and our stronger-than-ever free product is designed to do just that. This is not just free content, but a complete training experience to help practitioners gain the skills they need to succeed.”
Jim Curry, Co-Founder of Build Group, the company behind Cybrary’s C Round funding, adds: “What first attracted us to Cybrary was its community of highly engaged users, who are not only committed to advancing their own careers but also to mentoring new cybersecurity professionals and helping their peers. This new launch is a testament to Cybrary’s commitment to its community, and we are proud to continue our support.”
Cybrary Free Access expands on three categories of premium content:
- IT Foundations and Cybersecurity Foundations Paths: a comprehensive deep dive into the core concepts of the IT ecosystem and cybersecurity roles, covering hardware, systems architecture, operating systems, networking, cryptography, hacking systems, defending systems, security architecture, controls, scripting, and more.
- Certification Prep Courses: helping aspiring professionals achieve recognized accreditations, along with a comprehensive understanding of the underlying concepts behind each certification.
- Advanced Courses: for experienced talent seeking to enhance their skills, Cybrary offers interactive labs based on realistic attack scenarios.
Ron Gula, President at Gula Tech Adventures, says: “Cybrary continues to be a leader in developing and expanding the cybersecurity workforce, providing essential training and materials that keep front-line cyber defenders up to date on the latest vulnerabilities and attack vectors. Offering free access to premium content is simply an extension of the company’s long-standing commitment to the cybersecurity community, and will ensure that no one is turned away who wants to break into this field or upskill during these challenging economic times.”
George Steuart, CISSP, a cybersecurity professional and one of Cybrary’s three million registered users, adds: “Cybrary’s content is top-notch, and the free access program is going to make it easier for many more people to pursue careers in cybersecurity.”
Cybrary is dedicated to solving the cybersecurity skills shortage and empowering aspiring professionals to build successful careers in this critical field. For more information and to sign up for Cybrary Free Access, attend to their Live Event at Linkedin.