Irish tech firm to train 44,000 UN workers in cyber security

From: siliconrepublic

ICT player Espion has won a tender to design and deliver information security training for 44,000 United Nations employees worldwide.

Espion in cooperation with eLearning Service Provider Sify, will design and develop a modularised training course about information security awareness in multiple languages to be released to 44,000 employees of United Nations spread worldwide.

According to the schedule both courses will be ready to release early May 2014.  After that date Espion will manage maintenance of all content.

In the past ten years, Espion has trained more than 5,000 professionals traversing Europe’s largest public and private organisations.

The company says it has seen an increase of 40pc in demand for its information security awareness training.

The company has long advocated the best defence against unauthorised disclosure, transfer, modification, or destruction of corporate information is an effective security programme which includes educating staff.

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