San Antonio, TX – January 25, 2011 – Digital Defense, Inc., a leading provider of information security governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced they have released an enhanced version of their popular Security Training, Education, and Awareness Module™ (TEAM™). TEAM is a web-based education service that empowers Digital Defense client organizations with the ability to provide their customers with a variety of security education modules focused on computer use at home or work and associated cyber-threats on the Internet. This latest update consists of a new course entitled Online Social Networks, which is a growing phenomenon embraced by users of all ages.
“Gartner is a strong advocate for security education because we can see the positive results that ensue. Companies which take a proactive approach to this subject show a strong commitment to the protection of their client data,” explained Andrew Walls, Research Director of Gartner. “Threats that exist in the increasingly sophisticated realm of social media and other cloud-based applications are increasingly prevalent; therefore security education regarding this topic is extremely timely.”
“Digital Defense is highly focused on the growth and evolution of all our service offerings and on how we can best support our clients in addressing their security and regulatory compliance challenges so they can concentrate on making their businesses more successful,” stated Larry R. Hurtado, president and CEO of Digital Defense. “The TEAM service not only helps us meet that goal, but ultimately the security education of our clients’ online patrons can have a very constructive affect in the battle to maintain network and computer security. Our growing TEAM client list is an indication to us that we are both helpful and effective in that effort.”
Digital Defense releases the TEAM service in both English and Spanish. TEAM consists of sixteen other courses, corresponding tests, and completion certificates such as Online Fraud, Passwords, Online Shopping, Viruses/Worms, Trojans & Spyware, Home Firewalls, Securing Home Computers, Secure Transactions Away from Home, Online Banking Myths, Child Safety Online, ATM & Debit Card Misuse, Wireless Security, Keylogging, Vishing, Botnets, Old Computer Disposal and a special section related to Identity Theft.