Millions learn cybersecurity essentials with Infosec Institute fueling 62% ARR growth in 2021

Leading cybersecurity education provider celebrates record year for company growth, industry partnerships and community involvement
By: Infosec
MADISON, Wis. - Jan. 26, 2022 - PRLog -- Infosec Institute, a leading cybersecurity education company announced impressive 2021 growth for its software business — reporting a 62% increase in annual recurring revenue. Infosec's software platforms — Infosec IQ and Infosec Skills — helped millions of learners make the digital world safer in 2021 by delivering 26 million minutes (49 years' worth) of cybersecurity training.

Record numbers of cyber incidents and open cybersecurity roles in 2021 fueled the need for security education to strengthen organizations' security cultures, upskill cyber teams, reduce business risk and meet compliance. As the only cybersecurity education provider with role-guided training for the entire organization, Infosec rose to this challenge by driving significant innovation in its security education software, investing in customer care and satisfaction and focusing on corporate social responsibility by building community.

Two SaaS cybersecurity education platforms — Infosec Skills for hands-on security skills training and Infosec IQ for security awareness and phishing training — fueled Infosec's 2021 growth with these innovation achievements: Launch of and its new cyber range environment, where learners can learn new skills hands-on and accelerate skill mastery, and release of 406 new Infosec Skills technical training resources.Premiere of two award-winning Infosec IQ security awareness learning series to inspire positive security behaviors and build strong security cultures: Choose Your Own Adventure® Security Awareness Games and Just the Facts.Partnerships with industry leaders like Microsoft, Coursera, N-able and Check Point Software Technologies, expanding Infosec courses to millions of learners.IDC recognition of Infosec Skills as a MarketScape Leader for IT Training in the U.S.Launch of 1,624 new awareness and training resources, the Infosec IQ Cybersecurity Culture Survey and business intelligence-driven analytics to help organizations quantify their human risk.Recognition by G2, the world's leading tech marketplace, as a Top 100 Global Software Seller as well as the top-rated cybersecurity education provider.
"In a crowded space with 100s of IT training providers, Infosec's deep cybersecurity training library, technical expertise and role-guided approach to professional development differentiates the company from the market. Its reputation for delivering quality, hands-on training experiences is one of many reasons it was named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: U.S. IT Training 2021 Vendor Assessment," said Cushing Anderson, Program Vice President, IT Education and Skill for Digital Transformation research.

"Client feedback and satisfaction power our innovation and success," said Vince Formanek, director of client success at Infosec. "Infosec will continue to invest in customer success by dedicating a team member to each client and expanding our customer experience team in 2022. It's inspiring to work alongside security professionals to solve some of the world's biggest cyber challenges."

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