With programs from more than 200 global training partners, the new portal is a platform that allows users to be trained by industry experts to tackle the global cyber security skills shortage.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, a provider of cybersecurity solutions, launches today Check Point Mind, a training and knowledge portal, in collaboration with more than 200 of the most recognized educational partners in the world.
Users can register on the portal or as visitors to choose from a wide range of courses and programs available from over 200 partners. Payment can be made by credit card or Check Point Learning Credits.
In August 2021, US President Joe Biden met with leading technology companies to discuss cybersecurity issues, including the need to hire and train more cyber professionals. The United States alone has a deficit of nearly 465.000 cyber professionals, and worldwide, that number is estimated at about 2,72 million.
"As cyber-attacks and cyber-threats continue to grow, Check Point Software, as a catalyst for cybersecurity, is committed to making cybersecurity education and knowledge accessible," said Liat Doron, Vice President, Learning and Training at Check Point Software Technologies.
"Through Check Point Mind, we aim to equip anyone, from students to c-level executives with relevant knowledge and skills, to help meet the global demand for more cyber professionals."
Some of the programs that you can find in the Check Point Mind Portal are:
<br>• CISO Academy: a global training program for C-Level executives that aims to help gain knowledge about all cybersecurity practices and maximize security, while training them to balance tactical handling with strategic leadership responsibilities.
<br>• HackingPoint: a global training program for security professionals that helps you understand all types of Pen Testing techniques and cyber security practices. Students who complete HackingPoint courses will understand how they can protect the corporate network.
<br>• SecureAcademy: cyber education in collaboration with the world's leading higher education institutions.
<br>• CyberPark: a collection of partnerships and gamified challenges that allow users to learn about security challenges and be trained using Check Point solutions in an interactive and fun way.