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Free Cybersecurity Training from Whole Whale University



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Cybersecurity is a constant challenge for all organizations. Heck, just keeping up with the pace of technological change is a herculean task all by itself. People and organizations are faced with a virtual blizzard of new technology every day and, in trying to improve our organizations, we have to evaluate and adopt new technologies all the time. We must also think about how these changing technologies impact the security of our organization, our information, our clients, constituents and staff.



This course will help students build a solid foundation for thsoe looking to significantly improve their literacy around digital security. The sessions will focus on both strategy and tactics, helping students learn foundational security skils that will apply for years to come, while also delving into the specific tactics and tools that are most relevant today. Whether you are just starting on your cybersecurity career, looking to help make your organization more secure, or looking to develop literacy and skills around cybersecurity, this course is for you.


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Meet your instructor: Joshua Peskay

Joshua Peskay is the Vice President of Technology Strategy and RoundTable Technology and an accomplished technology leader with more than two decades of experience managing technology for over a thousand New York City nonprofit organization. Joshua is committed to helping organizations sort through the rapid pace of technological change to select the best products and services available and use them effectively. Joshua is a dyanmic and engaging public speaker with a proven track record for planning, implementing and supporting a wide range of successful technology solutions for nonprofits.


What are the requirements?

  • Basic working knowledge of computers, networks and the Internet
  • A desire to improve both personal and organizational cybersecurity
  • A spirit of adventure

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the core principles of cybersecurity
  • Learn how social engineering (including phishing) work
  • Know the three (3) key things you can do to immediately improve cybersecurity at your organization
  • A basic primer in GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
  • How to perform a high-level cybersecurity risk assessment

What is the target audience?

  • IT professionals looking to develop to cybersecurity skills
  • Nonprofit "Accidental Techies" looking to add "accidental cybersecurity ninja" to their skillset
  • Anyone interesred in understanding and applying key cybersecurity principles
CLICK HERE to access the 2.5-hour course. Contact membership@nyic.org for the 100% discount for members.




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