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Learning Tree Expands Award-Winning Cyber Security Training Curriculum

New CyberSec (CFR) & IoT Training & Tools Help Close the Cyber Skills Gap

HERNDON, Va., October 30, 2019 — To keep pace with today’s in-demand technologies, as well as provide organizations the resources needed to close critical skills gaps, Learning Tree International announced the expansion of its cyber security curriculum, plus the launch of an interactive cyber security learning paths tool. Learning Tree has also won 2 cyber security industry awards, further underscoring its commitment to helping build the next-gen workforce.

 

How Serious is the Cyber Skills Gap Problem?

68% of IT Security Professionals report that cyber workforce skills gaps make it difficult to stay on top of security vulnerabilities.[1]

“Every single day, we talk to organizations who are desperately trying to close the cyber security skills gaps in their workforce,” said Hamid Aougab, Learning Tree Senior Director of Product and Service Offerings. “We’re excited to expand our training offerings in several key areas where our customers are experiencing the most critical skill deficiencies to keep their organization and client data safe.”

 

New Cyber Security & IoT Training

Learning Tree has partnered with CertNexus to offer critical certifications in cyber security and IoT. As a platinum partner, Learning Tree’s CertNexus training features official courseware and curricula, certified instructors, as well as official exams and exam vouchers included.

 

Interactive Cyber Security Learning Paths

Whether your role is business or technical, these recommended cyber security learning paths are available to discover courses and exams for building skills that align to individual development plans or scaled to team/organization development plans.

Explore Interactive Cyber Security Learning Paths ›

 

Learning Tree Wins 2 Cyber Security Awards

EC-Council Circle of Excellence
On October 9, 2019, Learning Tree received the EC-Council Circle of Excellence (Enterprise) Award for 2019. EC-Council, the world’s largest cyber security technical certification body, presents the Circle of Excellence Award to select training organizations who exhibit a significant commitment to providing exceptional information security training and certification programs.

EC-Council Award Ceremony

Learning Tree Director of Product Management Jackie Visnius accepts the EC-Council's Circle of Excellence Award on Learning Tree's behalf.

 

CompTIA Rising Star EMEA
Learning Tree received the Rising Star at the CompTIA EMEA Member & Partner Conference on October 7, 2019. The accolade is awarded to the CompTIA Learning Partner with the largest increase in CompTIA learning delivered year on year.

CompTIA EMEA Rising Star Award CeremonyCompTIA EMEA Rising Star Award Ceremony

Ben Kite, Learning Tree Managing Director, EMEA, accepts the CompTIA EMEA Rising Star award on Learning Tree's behalf.

 

For more information on how to combat the cyber security skills gap, visit Learning Tree Cyber Learning Hub: www.LearningTree.com/SecureIT

 

About Learning Tree International
Learning Tree International is a trusted, global partner delivering mission-critical IT training and certifications, as well as the communication and critical thinking skills necessary to effectively deploy and deliver major IT initiatives. With over 2.5 million IT & business professionals around the world enhancing their skills through Learning Tree's extensive library of proprietary and partner content, the Learning Tree ecosystem reflects how learning is done today and provides greater impact than eLearning or classroom learning alone. Transformational business solutions have evolved from working collaboratively with clients to address large-scale process improvement initiatives.

To learn more, call 1-888-THE-TREE (843-8733) or visit LearningTree.com/Evolve

 

Media Contact:
Tricia Sacchetti
Vice President, Worldwide Marketing
Learning Tree International
+1 703 925 5552 
Tricia_Sacchetti@LearningTree.com

 

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Statements
The statements contained herein that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements based on management's current expectations and beliefs concerning future developments and their potential effects on Learning Tree. Such statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties, many of which are difficult to predict and are generally beyond the control of Learning Tree. There can be no assurance that future developments affecting Learning Tree will be the same as those anticipated. Learning Tree cautions readers that a number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied or projected by, such forward-looking statements. Learning Tree is not undertaking any obligation to update forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect future events, developments or changed circumstances.

 

[1] Tripwire Skills Gap Survey 2019

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