Fortinet now offers their award-winning Security Awareness Training to K-12 schools FREE OF CHARGE!

Introduction

In today’s digital landscape, K-12 schools face an ever-evolving threat landscape. As educational institutions increasingly rely on technology for teaching, learning, and administrative tasks, safeguarding sensitive data and maintaining a secure environment becomes paramount. Fortinet’s Security Awareness Training offers a comprehensive solution to address these challenges.

Understanding the Need

  1. High-Value Targets: K-12 schools are data-rich environments, making them attractive targets for threat actors. Students, educators, and administrative staff all play critical roles in safeguarding the institution’s digital assets.
  2. Rising Cyber Threats: Phishing attacks, ransomware, and videoconferencing breaches pose significant risks. Educators and students must be equipped to recognize and respond effectively to these threats.

The Fortinet Solution

1. Timely and Current Training

  • Fortinet’s Security Awareness and Training service delivers engaging and interactive training on today’s cybersecurity threats. It ensures that employees stay informed about the latest attack vectors and best practices.

2. Building a Cyber-Aware Culture

  • The training helps create a cyber-aware workforce. Employees learn to recognize phishing emails, avoid drive-by downloads, and prevent unauthorized access to facilities.

3. Compliance and Regulatory Requirements

  • For compliance-sensitive organizations, Fortinet’s service satisfies regulatory and industry training mandates. It ensures that K-12 schools meet cybersecurity requirements effectively.

4. Features and Benefits

  • Engaging Content: The training includes rich media formats, quizzes, and knowledge checks.
  • Real-Time Dashboard: IT and security leaders can monitor campaign and user activity through an intuitive dashboard.
  • Custom Branding: Schools can brand the training service to align with their identity.
  • Reinforcement Resources: Nano videos and additional modules reinforce learning.

5. Government Coordinating Council (GCC)

  • The GCC facilitates collaboration between federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial governments. It strengthens cyber defenses and resilience in K-12 schools.

Conclusion

Fortinet’s Security Awareness Training empowers K-12 schools to build a cyber-aware culture. By equipping educators and students with the knowledge and skills needed to thwart cyber threats, we can create safer digital environments for our educational institutions.

Twotrees has extensive experience with Fortinet and can help you implement this program at your school. Contact your Twotrees rep for more information and download the brochure below for more details.

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